• 1871   In the middle of a cattle ranch, Ogden Whitlock builds the first house in what will become Green Mountain Falls.
  • 1887   The Colorado Midland Railroad arrives in Green Mountain Falls.
  • 1888   Families begin attending worship services and having Sunday school in homes and in a cabin located in a local lumberyard and sawmill.  This is where the Children’s Ark now stands.  There the worshippers sat with their feet in the sawdust.
  • 1888  Green Mountain Falls incorporates as a town.
  • 1889  The pavilion — the gazebo — is built on an island in the lake.  A school is opened in Green Mountain Falls.
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