Gunnison's History

 What year was Gunnison established/founded?
What year was Gunnison incorporated?
What was Gunnison called before it was named Gunnison?
Chalk Hill
What group settled the Gunnison Valley?
The Mormon Pioneers
Who actually named Gunnison?
Brigham Young
Who was Gunnison named after?
Captain John W. Gunnison
What was the first school called?
The Washington School
What date was the new City Hall dedicated?
 September 14, 2010
According to the Census Bureau - What is the total area of Gunnison
 5.3 square miles
 Who was the first resident doctor in Gunnison?
Dr. J.A. Hagan - 1903
What year did the Gunnison Valley Sugar Company open?

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