My great-grandfather, Adriaan Gunst and his family arrived in Alamosa, Colorado, from their home in the Netherlands in 1892 with the plans to work for the Holland-American Land and Immigration Company. 1,251 more words
This is second in a series about the Adriaan Gunst family’s first years in North America. Read Part 1 to learn of their emigration from The Netherlands in 1892 and their journey to Alamosa, Colorado. 855 more words
It’s good news, but not as good as originally reported. Contrary to an earlier misperception, water rates in the City of Alamosa will increase next year just not above what the city council had scheduled to do several years ago.