Colorado County Historical Markers

The Colorado County Citizen

Marker location: 513 Spring St., Columbus

Marker erected: 1973

Marker Text:
Established 1857 by Ben, James, and Hicks Baker, the "Citizens" was named by the Rev. J. J. Scherer, minister-educator. Also published on several sites, by series of owners, as "Colorado Times" or "Colorado Citizens," this is only survivor among the several local 1800s papers.

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