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“The Bad Old Days of Colorado” explores the dark underbelly of the unruly early settlers

Denver’s Hardscrabble Beginning [Denver] is infested with hordes of villains of the blackest dye, murderers, thieves, and blacklegs of all kinds. It appears to be an asylum for renegades and outlaws from surrounding regions. Nearly every day we hear of depredations being committed . . .1 Denver’s origins are murky and unsettled. While other cities […]