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Colorado Women's Hall of Fame

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  • Chipeta (1843 - 1924)
    Chipeta or White Singing Bird, was a Native American woman, and the second wife of Chief Ouray of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe. Born a Kiowa Apache, she was raised by the Utes in what is now Conejos, Colo...
  • Susan Anderson, MD, Frontier Physician (1870 - 1960)
    Susan Anderson, M.D. (1870-1960) - Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Anderson's family moved to the booming mining camp of Cripple Creek, Colorado while she was still a young woman. In about 1893, she left ...
  • Mary Miller (1842 - 1921)
    Mary Miller, who earned the name "Mother of Lafayette," left Iowa for Colorado with her husband Lafayette Miller in June 1863. They settled on a ranch south of what was to become Lafayette, Colorad...
  • Anna Columbia Petteys (1892 - 1970)
    Anna Columbia Petteys came to Colorado in 1914, a graduate Phi Beta Kappa of Grinnell College and the proud wife of Alonzo Petteys. Alonzo purchased a bank in Brush, Colorado; Anna ran the home and too...
  • Elizabeth Wright Ingraham (1922 - 2013)
    Elizabeth Wright Ingraham was a visionary modern architect who pioneered in a field dominated by men—most notably her famous grandfather and father. As a Colorado community and environment...

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