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A card game in a different time and place

A card game in a different time and place

We are continuing from last week an eyewitness account of an 1879 scene in a Pagosa Springs bar as described by 17-year-old Will Price, whose family had just moved to…

Treasure Trail to benefit TARA Historical Society

By Norma Conley Special to The SUN Attention residents of Tiffany, Allison and Arboles — it is time to sift through your treasures in the attic, garage or wherever else…

Army seeks 40 years of veteran volunteers’ stories

By Brian Lepley Special to The SUN Uncle Sam wants you. Again. The U.S. Army celebrates the 40th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Army July 1 by asking veterans who served…

An account of frontier Pagosa Springs

An account of frontier Pagosa Springs

The first post office in the Chromo area was called “Price” and was probably located about a half mile east of the present store on the county road, which follows…

Peruse Pagosa’s past at the historical society museum

Peruse Pagosa’s past at the historical society museum

By Shari Pierce Special to The PREVIEW Well over 300 people visited the historical society museum in the first week of the season. You, too, should plan a visit to…

Early Pagosans with interesting histories

Early Pagosans with interesting histories

Barzillai Price and Martha Butler married in Lincoln County, Ohio. The couple moved to Little Sioux, Iowa, in the 1860s, then to Hebron, Neb. Barzillai was the first judge of…

The Pereas: a longtime Pagosa Country family

The Pereas: a longtime Pagosa Country family

Pedro “Pete” Perea was born July 1, 1895, in Edith, Colo. He died Oct. 27, 1975. Sequiel L. “Zeke” Perea was born Nov. 17, 1901, at Edith. He was a…

The Arlington becomes a destination landmark

The Arlington becomes a destination landmark

Julius Bryce Patterson was born at Hayesville, N.C., Dec. 29, 1853, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Patterson. The family moved to Colorado, arriving in Denver May 5, 1871.…

Milk, green apples and a dead man

Milk, green apples and a dead man

Josephine Victoria Bennett Pargin was born to John B. and Anna Henry Bennett in Mitchell, S.D., March 12, 1877. Her father was the first telegraph operator at the Ignacio Indian…

Pagosa’s early settlers, from far and wide

Pagosa’s early settlers, from far and wide

Friederike Neumeuister, Mrs. Asa Pangborn, was born in Hamburg, Germany, May 11, 1844. She died in Del Norte, Colo., June 21, 1929, at the age of 85 years. At the…