Colorado: Known as The Centennial State for entering the Union on August 1, 1876 amid the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
First visited by Spanish explorers in the 1500s, the territory was claimed for Spain by Juan de Ulibarri in 1706. The U.S. obtained eastern Colorado as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the central portion in 1845 with the admission of Texas as a state, and the western part in 1848 as a result of the Mexican War.
Colorado has almost as many dead towns (about 500) as live ones (650). Mining booms and busts left the mountains littered with more than 300 ghost towns that fascinate locals and tourists. The eastern plains and western canyon lands are also haunted by more than 200 ghost towns.
Built in 1867 by Seth Lake, the Astor House in Golden was the first stone hotel built west of the Mississippi River.
People in Colorado still need countertops, and there are plenty of places to supply them. You can find a list of countertop businesses in Colorado here!
There are still some inconsistencies to the list, but we are working to correct them and I just couldn't wait to share it.
This is a sneak peek at our efforts to compile the most complete list of countertop fabricators in the United States from A to Z. We will be working on Connecticut next and hope to give you a look at that list as soon as its available. And you will find it here first.
In coming weeks (and likely months), we will be compiling lists for all 50 states, and once we get them done, we will seek input from the industry to make sure everything is in order before we release the information to the public.
We think this is going to be very popular with the countertop community and very useful for those seeking new countertops.
Let us know what you think!