Rocky Mountain Lafayette Sepia Views
View of the Rocky Mountains Continental Divide Country View from Lafayette Colorado, Boulder County. Buy Print On-line – Rocky Mountain Lafayette Sepia Views.
Lafayette is located in southeastern Boulder County. It is bordered by the town of Erie to the north and east, by the city of Broomfield to the east and south, and by Louisville to the southwest. U.S. Highway 287 is the main road through the city, leading north to Longmont and south to Broomfield and Denver.
Lafayette was established in the year 1888 by Mary Miller, who named the city after her husband, Lafayette Miller; the Millers were the first settlers in this region, who used the land mostly for farming purposes. Lafayette was officially incorporated into the state in 1890.
The city has a number of historical sites including Fort Vasquez, an important trading center for Native Americans. There are also more than 40 museums in and around the city. The residents celebrate the Peach Festival in the month of August every year. There are also a number of local libraries maintained by the state government. The city is home to a number of parks including the City Park and the Eldorado Canyon State Park.
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Posted on January 14, 2014, in Barns, Boulder Colorado, Boulder County Colorado, Landscapes, Mountains, Panoramas, Sepia Mono Tone Images, Sepia Prints and tagged Boulder, classic, Colorful, country, county, foothills, Landscapes, Monochrome, monotone, mountains, Nature, old, panorama, rural, rustic, sepia. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.