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The Mystery of Colorado’s History

Colorado is made up of all of God’s finest: vibrant blue skies, majestic mountain vistas, seas of wildflowers, diverse animal life, brawny pines and mighty oaks, year-round sunshine, arid deserts, raging rivers, canyons, caverns, mystery, and history. Colorado joined the union in 1876 as America’s 38th state, earning her the nickname “The Centennial State”. Spanning over 104,000 square miles, she’s the country’s eighth largest state in terms of land mass. The name Colorado is .