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Colorado

Entered the Union: August 1, 1876 (38) Capital: Denver
Origin of Name: From the Spanish, “colored red” (a reference to the sediment-rich Colorado River)
State Nickname: The Centennial State. (Colorado was admitted to statehood during the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.)
State Motto: Nil sine Numine (Nothing without Providence)
State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine State Bird: Lark Bunting
State Animal: Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep State Tree: Colorado Blue Spruce
State Fish: Greenback Cutthroat Trout State Gem: Aquamarine
State Insect: Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly State Grass: Blue Grama Grass
State Song:“Where the Columbines Grow" State Folk Dance: Square Dance
National Forests: 11 • National Parks: 11 • State Parks: 44
Famous for: World-Class Skiing, Rocky Mountain National Forest, Pike's Peak, Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde Ancient Cliff Village, World's Highest Highway
Famous Coloradans: Scott Carpenter (astronaut), Jack Dempsey (boxer), Gene Fowler (writer), Eugene Foder (violinist), Ouray (Ute Indian Chief), Tim Allen, Lon Chaney, Douglas Fairbanks (actors), Jaye P. Morgan (singer), Lowell Thomas (commentator), Dr. James Dobson (Focus on the Family), Paul Whiteman (jazz conductor)

 

Amoco, New Meixico to Towaoc, Colorado

Cortez, Colorado 2016

Cortez City Park, Cortez, Colorado Agust 2019

Walk Down the North Side of Main Street, Cortez, Colorado September 6, 2019

Walk Down the South Side of Main Street, Cortez, Colorado August 23, 2019

Sundance RV Park, Cortez, Colorado 2019

Trip from Moab Utah to Cortez, Colorado July 2016

Dolores, Colorado

Cozy Comfort RV Park, Dolores, Colorado

Mountains around Dolores, Colorado

Dolores River, Dolores, Colorado

Durango, Colorado

Silverton, Colorado

United Campground, Durango,Colorado

UTE Mountain, Towaoc

UTE Mountain Casino, Towaoc

UTE Mountain Chief's Monument, Towaoc

Indian Pow-Wow 2018, UTE Mountain, Towaoc

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