Little Town on the Plains: Keota, Colorado

A Day in the Life

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Take a stroll through the town of Keota and see what everyone is doing. Any guesses about what the people of Keota used for toilet paper? Click through to find out! Consider these questions as you explore the town; How was life in Keota different from life today? How is it similar?

Keota School

At Keota's peak in the 1910s and 1920s, enough people lived in the town that the elementary school and high school were separate buildings. As families moved away during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, the schools were once again combined in the same building.