The story of Fort Collins, from camp to town to city, is told in narrative form in this book that traces the colorful history of Fort Collins through its time as part of the western frontier to its growth into a sizable Front Range city in Colorado. Numerous photos accompany the text.

The story of Fort Collins, from camp to town to city, is told in narrative form in this book that traces the colorful history of Fort Collins through its time as part of the western frontier to its growth into a sizable Front Range city in Colorado. Numerous photos accompany the text.

Barbara's newest novel

  The sequel to my historical novel "Journeying" will be published later this year.

The sequel to my historical novel "Journeying" will be published later this year.

  In this book readers will encounter hardy pioneers, innovators, and ordinary people who have done extraordinary things or had remarkable experience.

In this book readers will encounter hardy pioneers, innovators, and ordinary people who have done extraordinary things or had remarkable experience.

  A collection of photographs documenting life in Fort Collins over several decades ,this book presents the work of photographer   Mark Miller between 1914 and 1970.

A collection of photographs documenting life in Fort Collins over several decades ,this book presents the work of photographer Mark Miller between 1914 and 1970.

  A compliation of about 70 columns written for the Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper from 2012 to 2017, this book shares stories of colorful people, memorable incidents and historical highlights, along with several previously unpublished photographs.

A compliation of about 70 columns written for the Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper from 2012 to 2017, this book shares stories of colorful people, memorable incidents and historical highlights, along with several previously unpublished photographs.

  The Poudre canyon has many colorful tales to tell; this book takes readers on a drive through that history, milepost by milepost.

The Poudre canyon has many colorful tales to tell; this book takes readers on a drive through that history, milepost by milepost.

 
  Vintage photographs in this book are paired with contemporary images and brief historical sketches to document structures that existed about 100 years ago and the buildings on the same sites today. Some historical structures survived; many did not.

Vintage photographs in this book are paired with contemporary images and brief historical sketches to document structures that existed about 100 years ago and the buildings on the same sites today. Some historical structures survived; many did not.

  A novel, loosely based on the early history of Fort Collins, Colorado, with some episodes re-crafted as fiction, this book is the story, told in diary form, of a woman who leaves Ohio in 1872 with the man she loves to journey westward so they can legally marry.

A novel, loosely based on the early history of Fort Collins, Colorado, with some episodes re-crafted as fiction, this book is the story, told in diary form, of a woman who leaves Ohio in 1872 with the man she loves to journey westward so they can legally marry.