Local History & Memoir
Learn more about Vail and Eagle County through the eyes of local historians and residents. Please note that several of these books are products of the Eagle County Historical Society.
Ghosts of Eagle and Grand Counties by John K. Aldrich is a classic ghost-town and historic mining guide, updated with GPS locations. Numerous color photographs and an exclusive large topographical map showing site locations will help you explore Colorado’s mountain history from your armchair or from back county roads and trails. Inludes ghost towns and mining camps of Jackson, Larimer, and Routt Counties. Originally published as Ghosts of Northern Colorado, now updated with GPS co-ordinates. Details 30 mining towns and camps of these northern Colorado Counties, including Holy Cross, Fulford, and Hahn's Peak.