Category Archives: Grand Lake Stories

Short History of Early Grand County

Taken from A History of the State of Colorado 1895 GRAND COUNTY. Middle park—taken from Ute Indians—a famous hunting ground—general DESCRIPTION—GLOWING ACCOUNT BY BAYARD TAYLOR—SCENIC SPLENDORS—
STREAMS—HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS—EARLY SETTLERS—DETAILS OF AN AWFUL
MASSACRE—ONE OF THE MOST HORRIBLE TRAGEDIES EVER COMMITTED IN … Continue reading

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ED’s GRAND LAKE TALES

Prologue – I first met Ed and Betty McCrillis the summer of 2005 in Denver as they were having a family reunion there but primarily in Grand Lake. The reunion portion to take place in Grand Lake did not happen. … Continue reading

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Max K Fraughton aka Barney McCoy

This project began as I was reading Nell Pauly’s book, The Day Before Yesterday one fall afternoon while sitting outdoors at The Hub sipping a cup of coffee. It was a beautiful September day with the aspen in full color. … Continue reading

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Short Stories from Grand Lake’s History

The following are Grand Lake Area Historical Society Newsletter articles I’ve written over the last few years. The first one was the 2015 article. To view a larger image of a page, use the zoom feature under your view tab … Continue reading

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