December 13

posted Dec 13, 2014, 6:07 AM by   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 11:45 AM by State Library ]
1812 On December 13, 1812, Robert Stuart and the Astorians abandoned the cabin they'd built for winter near Bessemer Bend. Fearing the return of a group of Arapaho Indians who had discovered them a few days earlier, they moved their winter camp downstream to a site near present day Torrington.

1879 The Sixth Legislative Assembly on December 13, 1879 changed the name of Pease County to Johnson County.