You have heard about it, you have seen it from a distance, now you have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour of the Back Country while relaxing on a horse drawn hay ride. See a variety of wild life such as turkey, elk, deer, and more. Find out about the early homesteaders and visit an original homestead.
"A Geographer's View of James Michener's 1974 book Centennial" shows how real world Colorado provided the setting for the fictional book, CENTENNIAL . Michener moved events and combined personalities but the overall development trends are valid. There is no specific model town for Centennial but there are several towns in northeastern Colorado which have similar characteristics. Physical locations mentioned in the book, such as the Chalk Cliffs, really do exist in Colorado........so explore Colorado's geography, while exploring the book Centennial. As an added bonus, the 1978 filming of Centennial, the TV Mini-series, at the Highlands Ranch Mansion will be highlighted.