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Julesburg (Colo.)


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    • Denver Junction (Colo.)
    • Fort Julesburg (Colo.)
    • Julesburg Station (Colo.)
    • Morrell's Crossing (Colo.)
    • Overland City (Colo.)
    • South Platte Station (Colo.)
    • Upper Crossing Station (Colo.)
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      • found: Map of the city of Julesburg, Colorado, 1983 (subj.)map recto (Julesburg)
      • found: Rand McNally comm. atlas, 1982(Julesburg, Sedgwick Co.)
      • found: Colorado Place Names, 1977(Julesburg, Sedgwick. County seat; Originally a stage station at the rach and trading post of Jules Beni, from which the town gets its name; Present Julesburg was located when the Union Pacific Railroad built a branch line to Denver; It was incorporated as Denver Junction in November, 1885, and as Julesburg the following year)
      • found: Cheyenne County, via WWW, Nov. 13, 2001(fights with the Indians near Julesburg; Julesburg derives its name from a Frenchman named Jules Beni, who owned a ranch at this point, which was, at the time of the mail and stage routes, used as a ranch for the keeping of stage horses)
      • found: The overland stage, 1994:p. 122 (Julesburg began as a stage station on the Leavenworth & Pile's Peak stage/express line; Built in 1859, it was the largest settlement between Fort Kearny and Denver; Ben Holladay renamed the community "Overland City")
      • found: Historic Resource Study Pony Express National Historic Trail, 1994:p. 132 (Julesburg Station; identity as a Pony Expresss and stage station; On the L. & P.P. Express Co. station list, it was probably called Upper Crossing, South Platte or Morrell's Crossing; In 1859, Jules Reni established a trading post at the site and served as stationkeeper for the Pike's Peak stage line and the Pony Express; At Julesburg, Pony Express riders and stages crossed the South Platte and took the California Road/Overland Trail to Lodgepole Creek)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 40°59ʹ18ʺN 102°15ʹ52ʺW)
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-08-11: new
      • 2010-05-15: revised
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