Berthoud snow storm- 1920 -

Berthoud's history like most in this area is from agricultural roots. The towns nick name is the Garden Spot. The city was originally settled
along the Little Thompson River but flooding caused problems so in 1884 it was moved to it's present location and growth started in
earnest. In 1894 the Turner Hotel was built, large brick homes were constructed in 1893 and the electric company came in 1902.

Berthoud is located in Larimer County.

Berthoud Colorado is located on old US Highway 287 which used to be the main north south route along the front range from Denver which
is 45 miles to the south. The small town now extends east to I-25 so it is one of the growing cities along the I-25 corridor. In the 2000
census there were 4.839 people there. The population is now nearing 6,500.  

                                 at the Berthoud Bed and Breakfast & events center!

** Please note: I don't know if this inn is haunted or not -- I have it listed here simply because they have murder

Berthoud Inn and Events
Mark Chaffee, Innkeeper
444 1st Street
Berthoud, CO 80513
(970) 532-4566


                                                          Cemetery Tours

(Past event)

The Berthoud Historical Society will give Fall Festival goers the opportunity to meet the pioneer citizens who founded Berthoud during their
presentation of the “Berthoud Town-Builders” cemetery tour at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Re-enactors, in period costume, will be stationed at gravesites to tell the life stories of town founder Peter Turner, his wife Elizabeth and
daughter Susie; village blacksmith Pappy Fenton, general store owner F.I. Davis, and Red Rock School Teacher and student Mate Hotell
and Delia Snively. Guided tours will begin at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Advance tickets may be purchased for $5.00 at the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum at 228 Mountain Avenue in Berthoud prior to
the event. On Saturday, tickets will be available for $5.00 at the museum, Greenlawn Cemetery, or the ticket tent located at the Fall
Festival at Fickel Park.

Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum
228 Mountain Avenue
Berthoud, CO 80513

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