Pueblo Chronology

Pueblo Chronology

Pueblo Chronology

1899
January 27

1899

Nuckolls Packing Co. incorporated

1900
January 27

1900

Census Population: 28,157

January 27

1900

Eastern investor builds Pope Block at 4th & Main

January 27

1900

Great wave of immigrants to Pueblo

1901
January 27

1901

Puebloan James Orman begins term as Colorado Governor

January 27

1901

State Fair moves to Beulah Ave. location

1902
January 27

1902

Minnequa Hospital opens new 200 bed facility

January 27

1902

Amherst Building completed at 2nd and Main

January 27

1902

Minnequa Bank opens in Bessemer

1904
January 27

1904

John D Rockefeller Sr. has controlling interest in CF&I

January 27

1904

Carnegie funded public library opens at 100 E Abriendo

1905
January 27

1905

Alva Adams third term as Governor (only two months served)

January 27

1905

Streets Paved for first time (Main, Union, Northern)

January 27

1905

Christopher Columbus Statue erected (Abriendo Ave)

1909
January 27

1909

Rush-Knight Lumber opens (2nd & Court)

January 27

1909

President William Howard Taft tours Pueblo

1910
January 27

1910

Census Population: 41,747

January 27

1910

Teddy Roosevelt visits Pueblo for the third time

1911
January 27

1911

Vail Hotel opens

1912
January 27

1912

Pueblo County Courthouse completed (10th & Main)

January 27

1912

Pueblo boxer, “Fireman Jim Flynn” (real name Andrew Chiariglione), fights Jack Johnson for Heavyweight Championship on July 4th in Las Vegas, New Mexico

1914
January 27

1914

Thatcher Building completed (5th & Main)

January 27

1914

Colorado Coal Field Wars and the Ludlow Massacre prompt John Rockefeller Jr. to visit Pueblo to address labor issues

1916
January 27

1916

Colorado adopts Prohibition (National Prohibition under Volstead Act not until 1920)

1917
January 27

1917

New City Hall completed (Union Ave. – current building)