Louis Ford: The Final Years
Louis Ford, son of respected businessman and entrepreneur Barney L. Ford, chooses a life of crime in Part 3 of this series.
Louis Ford, part 2: Falls far from the Family Tree
Louis Ford is accused of theft by a client at the Cheyenne hotel owned by his well-respected father, Barney L. Ford.
Louis Ford, part 1: Early Years in the Wild West
Breckenridge History reveals on how Louis Ford, son of Barney and Julia Ford, was influenced by the 1860’s Wild West in Cheyenne, WY.
Women of Willpower: Breckenridge Pioneers
Pioneering women of Breckenridge’s early days survived and thrived in the unforgiving mountain environment of Colorado’s mining communities.
Helen Rich and Belle Turnbull: The Ladies of French Street
Belle Turnbull and Helen Rich were women of literature who found inspiration in gritty Breckenridge, Colorado during the Great Depression.
Women of Willpower: Julia and Sarah Ford
Mr. Barney L. Ford ascended to wealth and political prominence in frontier Colorado but what about the women in his life – Julia and Sarah?
Myth-busting: The True Story of Barney Ford
Mr. Barney L. Ford’s story changed completely in spring 2021 when the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance received a new primary source document.
What Happened to John C Breckinridge
Lending his name to the town’s post office chartered in February 1860, John Cabell Breckinridge was linked to Breckenridge, CO forever.
Celebrating the Indigenous People of Breckenridge, CO
The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance honors all history and celebrates the first human inhabitants of the area, the Utes.
Father Dyer and Dyersville Ghost Town
Father John Lewis Dyer traveled to Breckenridge later in life but left his mark as a minister, miner, and mailman.