Museums of Western Colorado Part Two - Cross Orchards

Nan Miller Times / August 5, 2017

by Nan Miller / Photos by Earl L. Miller

Located east of Grand Junction, Cross Orchards Historic Site, part of the Museums of Western Colorado, is a fascinating way to learn about 1900's apple farming techniques. It combines living history by well-informed guides with an opportunity to see two buildings, the bunkhouse and the large barn/packing shed, which are on the National Register of Historic Places. You will also have an opportunity to see a huge model train layout, antique road building equipment, and the Unitah Railway display. It’s a place where you can spend several enjoyable hours.

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