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Historic Preservation Commission
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View the Gunnison County Historic Mapping Project Bibliography here
Gunnison Country - Early History & American Explorers (25 MB)
This map, showing Gunnison County history prior to 1860, includes information on the Ute Indians, Spanish traders, fur trappers, early explorers, and more.
Gunnison Country - Early Mining (27.4 MB)
This map shows the Gunnison Country from 1861 – 1878. These were the early mining years before the mining boom and includes info on early roads, ranching, Utes, and more.
Gunnison County - Boom Bust (28.5 MB)
This map, shows Gunnison County history from 1879 to 1893, and includes information during the short four year mining boom and then the bust.
Gunnison County - 1894 to Present (31.9 MB)
This map, shows Gunnison County history from 1894 to present, and includes a variety of information on mining, agriculture, tourism, and the college.
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