Christmas in Unaweep Canyon 1891

Dan Dillon Casement was a fascinating character and his ranch in Unaweep Canyon was an important part of Western Colorado history.

I’ve written about Casement and his ranch in a couple of history columns now, (use the “My Columns” tag above to read the most recent one). This is from his book “An Abbreviated Autobiography of a Joyous Pagan.” It’s his description of Christmas at the Unaweep ranch in 1891.

“Christmas that winter in the Unaweep was celebrated with

Have a merry, Western Colorado Christmas, everyone.

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