Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Tailing Tale of the Butcher and the Baker

Published  February 16, 2017 in the Weekly Register-Call Colorado Pioneers Rub-A-Dub-Dub Three men in a tub. And who do you think was there? The Butcher the Baker the Candlestick Maker, and all of them gone to the fair I’ve as yet not found a candlestick maker from the boom days of the Pikes Peak gold rush, but I’ve stumbled on brief… Read more »

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A Tailing Tale of the Beverly Brothers

Published  February 9, 2017 in the Weekly Register-Call Colorado Pioneers J. R. Beverly was what one might refer to as a rolling stone, moving from place to place and opportunity to opportunity. In 1837, the Beverly’s lived in Thornville, Ohio; where on June 28th of that year his wife gave birth to a son they named William H. Beverly. In 1843,… Read more »

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A Tailing Tale of Captain Lewis Berry

Published  February 2, 2017 in the Weekly Register-Call Colorado Pioneer Captain Lewis W. Berry was born in Brooklyn, New York, December 1, 1822. His father was a ship carpenter and worked for many years in the U.S. Navy, where young Berry learned his trade. In 1842, Lewis went to New Orleans where he followed painting until the Mexican War in 1846…. Read more »

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