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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Colorado, (search)
ng from cold during the winter and drought during the summer of......1863 Great flood at Denver......April, 1864 Colonel Chivington, with 900 men, attacks an Indian camp at Sand Creek, Larimer county, and kills 131 persons, men, women, and children......Nov. 27, 1864 First national bank at Denver established......1865 Alexander Cummings, governor......October, 1865 Nathaniel P. Hill organizes the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company, and erects a furnace at Black Hawk, near Central City......1866 [This furnace (removed to Denver, 1879) reduces refractory ores and makes abandoned mines of value.] The State adopts for the courts the Illinois practice code. The capital was Colorado City, but was changed to Golden City in 1862, and back to Denver......1868 Greeley, Weld county, located and settled......1870 First street railroad at Denver completed......1872 State school of mines established at Golden......1874 Act admitting Colorado as a State......March
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nebraska, (search)
1, 1882 Gates College, at Neligh, chartered in 1881; opened......1882 At State election E. P. Ingersoll, president of the State Farmers' Alliance and candidate of the Greenback and Anti-monopoly parties, receives 16,991 votes, as against 28,562 for J. S, Morton, Democrat, and 43,495 for James W. Dawes, Republican......November, 1882 Amendment to the constitution extending suffrage to women rejected; 25,756 for and 50,693 against......November, 1882 Nebraska Central College, at Central City, chartered and opened......1885 Soldiers' and sailors home at Grand Island opened......July, 1888 First Monday in September made a legal holiday (Labor Day)......1889 Industrial home for women and girls at Milford opened......May 1, 1889 Asylum for incurable insane at Hastings opened......Aug. 1, 1889 Convention of 250 delegates representing Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, meets at Omaha to unite in a central prohibition organization......Dec. 18, 18