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Jim Crawford, great-grandson of Steamboat Springs founder James Harvey Crawford, describes to an overflow audience at the Tread of Pioneers Museum on Friday how his ancestor's experiences as a young officer in the Civil War shaped his personality. Crawford is wearing cotton gloves to protect love letters from his great-grandfather to his future wife, Margaret, during the war.
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Revel in downtown Steamboat’s historic past. The Tread of Pioneers Museum (northwest corner of Eighth and Oak streets) will you feeling like a fourth-generation local. You just might impress your ski instructor or your new friends at the bar with your knowledge of local history.


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