Collection Spotlight - Routt County Courthouse Log
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Piece of a wood log removed from the original Routt County courthouse, located in Hayden, Colorado, 1879. Approximately 27" long. The first Routt County courthouse was built in Hayden in 1877 for $100. The little old cabin never had a floor other than the ground. The county seat, and therefor the courthouse, was relocated in 1879 to the mining boom town of Hahns Peak. A final move occurred in 1912 when a vote to relocate the seat was given to Steamboat Springs.
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The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.