Historian Dave Lively talks about the pioneer experience of the Harbison sisters, Aug. 31

30th August, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — Hear Dave Lively, historian, present the story of the Harbison sisters, Annie and Kittie, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 5:30 p.m. at the Vail Public Library.In 1896, Annie and Kittie Harbison homesteaded in the Kawuneeche Valley near Grand Lake. Take a journey into the past sharing the pioneer experience of the Harbison sisters and their family’s extraordinary life. Learn how the Harbison girls’ ranch buildings were removed to allow their ranch to become the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.Lively has been leading his weekly “Sisters of Courage” walk in Rocky Mountain National Park for more than …

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