Town of Bennett 90th Anniversary Year of Incorporation

TOWN OF BENNETT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS,       records with the Bureau of Land Management show that homestead papers were filed in 1862 by four Bennet brothers (Hiram, John, Uriah, and an un-named brothers) in what is now the Town of Bennett; and

WHEREAS,       the collection of sections homesteaded by the Bennet brothers formed and became known as Bennet Ranch; and

WHEREAS,       the English name of Bennet was Americanized to Bennett and first noted in railroad records; and

WHEREAS,       on September 16, 1929 residents voted to incorporate as a town; and

WHEREAS,       the population of Bennett at incorporation was 211; and

WHEREAS,       on September 25, 1929, Bennett officially incorporated.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Royce Pindell, Mayor of the Town of Bennett, Colorado, hereby proclaim September 25, 2019 as

BENNETT’S 90TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR OF INCORPORATION

in Bennett, Colorado and urge all citizens to join with me in recognizing our Town’s heritage and history.

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Download the Town of Bennett's 90th Celebration Pamphlet here

Town of Bennett 90 Years