Skidmore Standard editor W. J. Skidmore travels west with the Missouri Press Association and finds more of interest to tourists in Manitou than in Colorado Springs in 1902.
When northwest Missouri heated up, some in Skidmore were fortunate enough to be able to head for the hills. From the July 28, 1899 Skidmore Standard: Gone to the Mountains Yesterday morning a party composed of Mr. Wesley Clark and… Read moreGone to the Mountains
What would you do when it gets too hot for comfort in Skidmore in 1899? You gather your friends, board a train, and head for Colorado. Miss Ella Skidmore gives us the details in this account from the July 21,… Read moreCool Colorado
Skidmore had many friends in Colorado. Former residents who had temporarily moved west to escape the heat of the summer and those who permanently relocated to start new lives were frequent correspondents and frequent hosts to family and friends who… Read moreA Missourian in Colorado