- Paperback – 347 pages
- Published in 2020
Interviews by George Decker
George Decker grew up on a cattle ranch in northwest Eagle County in the 1930s and 1940s. This book features interviews with 25 ranchers sharing their memories. Many are Eagle County pioneers. In this book, you will find the likes of Orris and Joe Albertson, Myrtie Stephens, O.L. Hurt, and others using their own words to discuss topics ranging from the county’s Ute heritage to ranching, wolves, and one-room schools. There is a lot of history in these pages.
The Eagle County Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate Eagle County residents and visitors about Eagle County’s rich history. To that end, the society will maintain archives that are available to the public, operate a historical museum, and offer educational programs and special events related to the county’s history.
Eagle County Historical Society
PO Box 192
Eagle, CO 81631
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