Telluride has always been a town of diversity. Used as a summer camp by the Ute Indians and named by Spanish explorers, the San Juan Mountains beckoned to those looking to seek their fortunes. In the mining heyday of the late 1800s, Telluride welcomed people from many walks of life. Primarily from mountainous areas in Europe, the region saw Irish, Italian, Swedish, Austrian, Finnish and German immigrants settle in the valley and call Telluride home.
Today, Telluride is home to a growing population from Bulgaria. Dr... read more