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Rangely's First School Teacher

Rangely, Colorado's history reaches further back than the oilfield and the boom it brought. Its history begins with the footprints of the Native Americans passing through and explorers camping on its river banks. Rangely has stood as a location that was utilized by many cultures and expeditions. Before it was Rangely, it was many different things, but when the first white settlers arrived, the town of Rangely that we know and love today began. Rangely only held a few simple buildings; a trading post, some cabins, and a post office. C.P. Hill had entered the land that is now Rangely in 1882, and started to slowly build it up. He was the owner of the trading post and the first post master. Soo

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