of Colorado Springs
church was repaired when Reverend Johnson took out a loan from
Hank to buy some much-needed supplies: a new bell, paint, nails,
window boxes, etc. The Reverend was motivated to make these
repairs because Reverend Thomas, his Seminary instructor and
mentor, was coming to town to see him. Unfortunately, the Reverend
couldn't make Hank's payment schedule. Hank almost ended up
claiming the church and the land on which it stands as collateral
on the loan, until Michaela and his own conscience softened
we keep a listing here of everything that has happened in our
town. Take a look. If you have something to add, let
Events in the History of our Town
Michaela Anne Quinn, M.D., arrives.
Cooper dies from a rattlesnake bite and Michaela Quinn takes
in the Cooper children.
Bray dies from heart failure.
Mike opens up her medical clinic.
opens up Grace's Café.
and Ingrid get engaged.
Jennings arrives and opens the town newspaper, The Gazette.
school is built.
E and Grace wed.
- Cheyenne massacre at Washita (show timeframe was 1870)
epidemic hits the town, but mainly the Cheyenne and Immigrant
comes to town and townsfolk participate.
and Horace Bing engaged.
Slicker is elected mayor.
and Horace Bing wed.
- Michaela is abducted by Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.
Mike and Sully get engaged.
arrives in town.
library, the Josef Quinn Memorial Library, opens.
West Show comes to town.
Bray Davis dies and is buried on the cattle trail.
lands in town and citizens take refuge in the church.
Bing is born.
Mike loses a messy courtroom battle with Ethan Cooper for
the custody of his two children, Brian and Colleen. (She gets
custody back thanks to Lillian's gracious heart)
puts on a Valentine's Day play.
Belle Starr comes to town.
train arrives in town.
20 - Michaela Quinn and Byron Sully wed.
The train arrives in town.
Preston A. Lodge III arrives in town and opens the first bank.
team comes to town and town beats them in a game.
dies after getting bitten by Brian's dog Pup, who developed
is taken in by Grace and Robert E.
Cooper becomes sheriff.
and hanging of Johnny Reed.
Andrew Cook arrives with the Quinn family.
18 - Katherine Elizabeth Sully is born under a tree and is
delivered by her father, Byron Sully.
Mike is sued for malpractice.
St. Clair visits and puts on a show.
Morales arrives and becomes the town's schoolteacher.
officially adopted by Grace and Robert E.
destroys Preston's new hotel, The Springs Chateau, but town
helps him rebuild.
Dancing is acquitted of murdering a soldier, when Sully argues
in court that the soldier was a casualty of war.
Reverend takes a mortgage on the church from Hank to pay for
repairs in order to impress his mentor Rev. Thomas.
is christened by Reverend Johnson with Robert E. and Grace
famous Walt Whitman visits.
becomes a fugitive after helping the Indians escape and is
pardoned six months later, just in time for Christmas.
Simon becomes sheriff after arriving in town to help look
Day - town buries a time capsule.
Mike miscarries while Sully is away in hiding from the army.
dies of what is today known as "sickle-cell anemia."
epidemic - Becky and Marjorie Quinn die.
is shot by a man with a vengeance for doctors.
Slicker and Teresa Morales wed.
defends Elias Burch who is accused of murder.
- Andrew and Colleen are wed.
Sully, Brian and Katie travel to Boston for Colleen's graduation.
graduates from Harvard Medical School.
Elizabeth Quinn dies from heart failure.
Cooper gets a job on the Boston Globe.
Quinn has her estate liquidated and leaves the profits for
the establishment of a hospital for Colorado Springs, run
by Dr. Michaela Quinn.
Sully is kidnapped and rescued in Mexico.
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