Western History & Genealogy Blog

Jeffersonian Democracy

Colorado’s Utopian Colonies: Greeley and Nucla

Main Street Pinon, Colorado
Ellen Peterson. The Spell of the Tabeguache. Denver: Sage Books, 1957.
Bridge Crossing San Miguel River at Pinon, Colorado
Union Colony Building  and Colonists in Greeley, Colorado

The Colorado Cooperative Company organized against the backdrop of the Panic of 1893, a horrible financial crisis in which “Discontent and unrest were prevalent everywhere.