Recommended Douglas County and Colorado History Books
Ancient Denvers : scenes from the past 300 million years of the Colorado Front Range
by Kirk R. Johnson and Robert G. H. Raynolds ; paintings by Jan Vriesen, Donna Braginetz and Gary Staab.
Denver, Colo. : Denver Museum of Nature & Science, c2002.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Site on Ancient Denvers
Castle Rock : a grass roots history
by Robert L. Lowenberg
Lowenberg ; Englewood, Colo. : Printed by Quality Press, 1986.
The Cherokee Trail : Bent's Old Fort to Fort Bridger : the 1999 Merrill Mattes brand book, volume XXXIII
by Whiteley, Lee.
Denver, CO : The Westerners, c1999.
Oregon-California Trails Association Bookstore
Cherokee Trail diaries
Patricia K.A. Fletcher, Jack Earl Fletcher, Lee Whiteley. by Fletcher, Patricia A. (Patricia Andersen)
Sequim, Wash. : Fletcher Family Foundation, -2001.
Patricia and Jack Fletcher Offiicial Site
Colorado post offices, 1859-1989 : a comprehensive listing of post offices, stations, and branches
by William H. Bauer, James L. Ozment, John H. Willard. by Bauer, William H.
Denver, Co. : Colorado Railroad Museum, c1990.
Colorado Railroad Museum
Denver & New Orleans : in the shadow of the Rockies
James R. Jones. by Jones, James R.
Denver, CO : Sundance Publications, c1997.
Douglas County : a historical journey
Josephine Lowell Marr ; compiled by Joan Marr Keiser
J.L. Marr ; Gunnison, CO : B & B Printers, c1983.
Douglas County, Colorado : a photographic journey /
by the Castle Rock Writers
Castle Rock, Colo. : Douglas County Libraries Foundation, c2005.
Fading past : the story of Douglas County, Colorado
by Appleby, Susan Consola
Palmer Lake, CO : Filter Press, c2001.
Filter Press Website on Fading Past
Green Russell and gold
by Elma Dill Russell Spencer
sketches and maps by Ben Carlton Mead.
Austin : University of Texas, c1966.
A guidebook to historic sites in the Parker Area : what they look like - what they looked like - how to find them - their history
F.B. McLaughlin. by McLaughlin, F. B.
Parker, CO : Parker Area Historical Society, c2003.
by Charles A. Nickson ; postscript, Elisabeth Nickson Johnston.
Kalispell, Montana : Thomas Printing, 1964.
The night the dam gave way : a diary of personal accounts
by Randall, Sharon.
Franktown, CO : Castlewood Canyon State Park, 
Our heritage : people of Douglas County
by Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Colo.)
Douglas County Historical Society, 1984?
Parker Colorado : an historical narrative
by Ruth L. Miller ; in collaboration with F.B. McLaughlin Larry Smith, Loyd Glasier
Parker, CO : Parker Area Historical Society, c1996,1998.
Parker, Colorado : a folk history
by Sandra Whelchel
[Parker, Colo.] : Parker Distributing, c1990.
The Perry Park story
by Ardis Webb
Denver, CO : Ardis & Olin Webb, c1974.
Philip Simon Miller : butcher, banker, and benefactor : his life and legacy in Douglas County, Colorado
by Debbie Buboltz-Bodle
Phoenix, AZ : Debbie Buboltz-Bodle, c1998.
Sedalia : people, places and memories
compiled by Barbara Belfield Machann ... [et al.].
Sedalia, CO : Sedalia Historic Fire House Museum, c2003.
A short history of Frankstown, Colorado : a Douglas County cross roads
by James C. Bull.
[Franktown, CO] : James C. Bull, c1994.
Tracking ghost railroads in Colorado : a five-part guide to abandoned and scenic lines
by Robert M. Ormes.
Colorado Springs, CO : Century One Press, c1975,1980.
The upper side of the pie crust : an early history of southwestern Jefferson County, Conifer, Pine, Buffalo Creek, Colorado
by Margaret V. Bentley
Conifer, Colorado : the Author, 1985.
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