A History of Milliken

  • Trading Post

    Trading Post
    Present day Milliken got it's start as a trading post
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    Milliken History

  • Hillsboro

    The Hillsboro community is established (later incorporated into Milliken)
  • Milliken is establsihed

    Milliken is establsihed
    Milliken becomes an official town recognized by the state of Colorado
  • Milliken Fire

    Milliken Fire
    A fire destroys part of the newly established town
  • Discovery!

    2 Clovis spears and partial mammoth remains are discovered near Milliken at the Dent sight. This is the 1st well documented association of spear with mammoths in North America
  • Building boom

    Building boom
    1960's-1970's new building brings new homes and families to the area
  • Paved roads

    Paved roads
    In 1985 & 1986 the roads of Milliken are paved
  • 100th Aniversery

    100th Aniversery
    Milliken celebrates its; centenial year!