Colorado City, (where Colorado Springs is now) was the capital of the Colorado territory - 1860

Colorado City, (where Colorado Springs is now) was the capital of the Colorado territory - 1860

Isom Dart ~ A Black Cowboy It seems history has conspired against the many cowboys of color. Isom Dart is one of those black cowboys whose adventures are often left untold. Born a slave in Arkansas and later freed by the Civil War he rode West. His pursuits ranged from rodeo rider to cattle rustler. His life came to an abrupt end when he was shot down in Cold Springs, Colorado by an unknown assailant on October 3, 1900. #Black_History.

Black Outlaws, Cowboys, and Lawmen of the Old Wild West

Isom Dart ~ A Black Cowboy It seems history has conspired against the many cowboys of color. Isom Dart is one of those black cowboys whose adventures are often left untold. Born a slave in Arkansas and later freed by the Civil War he rode West. His pursuits ranged from rodeo rider to cattle rustler. His life came to an abrupt end when he was shot down in Cold Springs, Colorado by an unknown assailant on October 3, 1900. #Black_History.

Pikes Peak towering over Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Pikes Peak towering over Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

THIS is Colorado!! and why I want to live there. REAL cowboys... well not really for me.. but for me to BE one!! :)

THIS is Colorado!! and why I want to live there. REAL cowboys... well not really for me.. but for me to BE one!! :)

7 Incredible Horseback Riding Trips in Colorado - Horseback riding through Colorado's golden aspen leaves – near Idaho Springs, Colorado

7 Incredible Horseback Riding Trips in Colorado - Horseback riding through Colorado's golden aspen leaves – near Idaho Springs, Colorado

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