There is an amazing number of historic properties to explore throughout Mesa County that you may not even know about. We're about to open up the door to a number of destinations that tell the story of the transition of Grand Junction from a frontier town to a small stable city, and now the largest city in Western Colorado.

Before we dive into the tour, a friendly reminder that if you know of a historic property in the area that we did not include, we would love to hear about it. The app chat feature on our station app is free and easy to use. You can send us a text message, audio message, or video message any time you want. It comes right into the studio and we will hit ya right back.

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Tour These Historic Places Around Colorado's Mesa County

Our journey back in time will take us to Unincorporated Mesa Country, Federal or state-owned Unincorporated Mesa County, and Incorporated Mesa County. The registered historic sites in Grand Junction and Fruita alone will give us a serious master list to check off so let's get started with a look at the beginnings of Grand Junction and life in Mesa County.

Travel Back in Time and Visit These Historic Places Around Colorado's Mesa County

Enjoy a tour through Grand Junction as we check out the listings of historical places throughout Mesa County.

These Photos Show Grand Junction's Drastic Change in a Few Short Years

Grand Junction is growing, there's no doubt about that. These photos from 2008 to now show just how much our small town has changed. In some cases, we have seen dramatic changes with brand new construction, and in some cases, we have seen changes in how we get around Grand Junction. Whether you have been in Grand Junction for a long time or you are a relative newcomer, you can enjoy this look back at how things have changed in Grand Junction over the past 13 years.

Enjoy an Easy Day Trip to These Iconic National Parks and More

You are about to be reminded just how many National Parks are within a few hours of Grand Junction.

Grand Junction Restaurants We Wish We Could Bring Back

We asked our audience about restaurants they loved in Grand Junction that are no longer in business. Here comes the top answers of places we all miss in the Grand Valley.