Century Families

Part of a collection by Allen Bachoroski, Local Historical Writer, from his book Tales Along the Highway of Legends

Families living in the Trinidad area for over 100 years

The Trinidadco.com along with Allen Bachoroski and the Trinidad Historical Society would like to honor the families that have lived in the Trinidad Area for 100 years or more. The following is a list of the families that we have collected stories about.

The Benavidez Family

The Cimino Family

The Duling Family

The Fouret Family

The Fromang Family

The Kreeger Family

The Long Family

The Plested Family

The Ritz Family

The Torres Family

The Vigil Family

The Trinidad Historical Society looks for persons whose families have lived in the Trinidad/Las Animas County area for 100 years or more. The purpose of this search is to record and preserve our local history.  Persons interested may obtain an application by writing:

Trinidad Historical Society
P. O. Box 176
Trinidad, CO 81082

Upon verification of your information by the Trinidad Historical Society’s Century Families Committee, you will be presented with a certificate and have the family name placed on the Century List which is displayed at the Carnegie Public Library.