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The Stonewall War

by Nancy Christofferson STONEWALL — If waging “wars” in Trinidad and Colfax counties were not enough controversy for our small world out in Spanish Peaks country, along came the Stonewall War in 1888. The Stonewall Valley on the upper Purgatory River was settled permanently around 1870 by homesteaders. These included Luis Torres, Juan Gutierrez, Richard D.
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