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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Take a step back to the 1860s

17 Mile House open house

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend? Why not check out the 17 Mile House Farm Park, a 155-year old farm which served as an important resting stop for pioneers traveling on the Cherokee/Smoky Hill wagon trails in the 1860s. Experience ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Prevent a "fall through" with ice safety tips

Ice fishing pond

There have already been several instances this year in Colorado of people falling through ice while attempting to ice fish. There probably is no such thing as “safe” ice, but Colorado Parks & Wildlife has shared some guidelines everyone should conside...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

17 Mile House barn preservation project completed

17 Mile House Barn

With the help of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado’s State Historical Fund, Arapahoe County Open Spaces has finished a seven-month project designed to stabilize and preserve this historic property.

The 17 Mile House is one of two mile houses in Colora...

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