The Historical Black American Ghost Town of Dearfield, Colorado

The little known Colorado ghost town of Dearfield was a town that was settled by Black Americans in the beginning of the 20th century. This is the rarely told story of Colorado’s Black American homesteaders who dreamed to create a "colony" for African Americans in the prairie of Colorado. Dearfield is now a ghost town about 65 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado. Come explore the ghost town with us as we tell the history of this little known ghost town that is part of American Black history. A story and place that should be preserved and never forgotten.

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