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Sure, you live in Grand Junction, but how well do you know the Valley's history? Don't fret, you can show that you're "Grand Junction educated" with a few well-placed books. We put together this list of books that every Grand Junction house should have.


Where Rivers Meet: Lore from the Colorado Frontier

Where a River Meets shares stories about the land that surrounds the confluence of the Gunnison and Uncompahgre Rivers. Learn about the people who once called the land home and those who made it what it is today.


Images of America: Grand Junction

Images of America: Grand Junction will make the perfect coffee table book. Fill with photos from Grand Junction's past, this book tells the story from inception to a bustling western town.


Winelands of Colorado

Every wine connoisseur needs a copy of Winelands of Colorado on their bookshelf. The in-depth book tells the story of all Colorado wine-growing areas.


A Valley So Grand … The Pioneer Citizens and Early History of Mesa County Colorado

A Valley So Grand tells the complete story of the Grand Valley. From streetcars to "horse blanket-doored hovels" you'll learn everything you need to know about the first citizens in Mesa County.


The Grand Heritage, a Photographic History of Grand Junction Colorado

You can never have enough history about Grand Junction. The Grand Heritage is the ultimate photographic history of the Grand Valley's biggest town.


Grand Junction's Juco World Series

Sports fans and history buffs need this on their library shelves. Grand Junction's Juco World Series starts with the first JUCO World Series in 1959, with stories of some of the tournaments famous players.


Images of America: Colorado National Monument

The backdrop of Grand Junction, the Colorado National Monument is one of the Grand Valley's most-visited attractions. This awesome photo book shares photos from the day of John Otto's vision to the designation of a national monument.


Grand Junction's Story, 125 People 125 Years

This book profiles 125 people that have played a role in the history of Grand Junction, Colorado, in celebration of Grand Junction's 125th anniversary in 2007.


The Skin and Bones of Plateau Valley History

The ultimate history book about the people and the earliest settlers in Mesa County.

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