Our Agency's History

The Colorado State Land Board has an illustrious history. We are 142-years-old, but our history dates to America's founding in the 1700s.

Check out this interactive timeline that illuminates our history. Click the arrow on the right to scroll through the full timeline. Or click on any date at the bottom to skip to a particular event. 

Do you have something to share? Did your great-great grandparent take part in a historic event on trust land as a lessee? Tell us about it so that we can include you on our timeline!