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Sep 18, 2013 - Taylor Dam & Trading Post

We visited the tiny town of Tincup, Colorado today. We found it by accident, we stopped to ask for directions and fell in love with the area. :-) We saw pack horses loaded down and ready for overnight trips, we found awesome shops with unusual items for sale and more incredibly friendly people from Colorado. Taylor Park is named for James Taylor who came into the area while prospecting for gold in 1859. Purportedly, a member of his party dipped his tin drinking cup into a stream and found gold in 1860. The party named the area Tincup, and...

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Jun 27, 2009 - A Tincup Wedding

Woke up and ran to Gunnison with Aspen and Erika Sue to secure some needed supplies and to gas up. We arrived at the cabin after 11:00 and folks were on their way to the town hall. Helped load a few things for the Wedding reception and then Aunt Sue asked if we could run to Holt’s Guest Ranch Cabin #7 to let Becky and her family know they needed to be at the town hall at 12:20 for pictures. You see dear readers, there are still places in this country when the “Can you hear me now” guy’s question is answered with “no”! Cell phones are not...

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Jun 26, 2009 - On to Tincup, CO

Got up, got ready, checked out, shopped (that’s what we do), and hit the road for Tincup, CO. Google maps estimated this to be a 6 hour trek. We made it in that amount of time with a couple of pit stops and a stop at Harmel’s Guest Ranch to secure our room. My cousin Sarah is getting married at the Tincup Townhall tomorrow and we were glad to see her, other family, and Tincup acquaintances I had not seen in 22+ years. We ate a delicious dinner, socialized, then made our way to the Tincup Townhall for Friday night Square dancing. If you know...

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