Petty disputes led to Plateau City on Grand Mesa

Looking south toward Plateau City between 1900 and 1905. Sam Kiggins donated 40 acres for the small town’s founding after a dispute with the residents of Collbran, which is just a mile away. Photo from the Scott Walck collection.



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Looking south toward Plateau City between 1900 and 1905. Sam Kiggins donated 40 acres for the small town’s founding after a dispute with the residents of Collbran, which is just a mile away. Photo from the Scott Walck collection.

There are two different stories on the origin of Plateau City. One story is told by Reuben A. Pitts in his book “The Bull and the Bees or the Facts of Life in the Plateau Valley.”…




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