April 27, 2022
Audree Edwards, a Haxtun Board of Education member, gave me the book Homesteading Haxtun and the High Plains: Northeastern Colorado History by Jean Gray. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this book to my parents who live with me. Learning about the history of our community and the character and tenacity of the people has been fascinating and impressive to my family and me. The book begins with the following quote:
“The area showed great faith, perseverance and determination. They saw something special here that gave them the hope and dedication to establish the area into a place love...