Cañon City

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Cañon City

(kăn`yən), city (1990 pop. 12,687), seat of Fremont co., S central Colo., at the mouth of the Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River (see Royal GorgeRoyal Gorge,
10 mi (16 km) long, narrow canyon cut by the Arkansas River, S central Colo., often called the Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. The gorge was discovered in 1806 by an expedition led by U.S. explorer Zebulon Pike.
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); laid out 1859 on the site of a blockhouse built (1807) by Zebulon M. PikePike, Zebulon Montgomery,
1779–1813, American explorer, an army officer, b. Lamberton (now part of Trenton), N.J. He joined the army (c.1793) and was commissioned second lieutenant in 1799.
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, inc. 1872. It is a health and tourist resort in a scenic area with mineral springs. Marble and limestone are quarried, and a variety of other minerals are found in the region. Tools and cement are manufactured. A state prison is located there.
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However, before making that journey, he learned of the good climate and abundant hunting near Canon City, Colorado, and traveled there to check it out.
Notes: A mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held at 128 Main Street, Canon City, Colorado on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM.
Canon National Bank provides banking services to individuals and businesses in south central Colorado, with nine banking offices located in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Canon City, Colorado City, and Florence.
Glacier Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:GBCI) has announced a plan to acquire Canon National Bank, a community bank in Canon City, Colorado.
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The Royal Gorge Bridge near Canon City, Colorado, is 1053 feet above the Arkansas River.
On your visit to Illinois, be sure to stop for a meal at Sam-N-Ella's River Club in Kankakee," Ove writes, "and on your way to the left coast, you might want to stop for a trim at Western Hairlines in Canon City, Colorado.
But when he took his writing too far and criticized the prison system, he was sent to a one-man cell at the so-called Supermax prison in Canon City, Colorado.
A unique contribution to the growing canon of Western American History, Canon City, Colorado is especially welcome reading, and could well serve as a template for developing and presenting the histories of other frontier communities of the American West.
Bonner and her husband, Barry, of Canon City, Colorado can be traced back for over a century.
BILL EDRINGTON owns Royal Gorge Anglers in Canon City, Colorado.
After interviews with inmates serving life sentences in the Women's Correctional Center in Canon City, Colorado, Davis and her cast of six dance about lives diminished to the smallest detail: a spotless refrigerator, a table set just so, children kept unnaturally quiet, anything to avoid the daily threat of an explosion.