9000 B.C.E. - 5500 B.C.E.
6000 B.C.E. - 0 C.E.
0 C.E. - 1300 C.E.
600 C.E. - 1300 C.E.
Pioneers & Expansion
Old Spanish Trail passes through Green River.
William Ashley and other fur traders begin annual rendezvous in the region.
Fur trader Denis Julien carves his name on rock near Green River.
Lt. Joseph Christmas Ives explores Colorado River region and predicts that ther will never be white inhabitants.
John Wesley Powell leads two expeditions down Green and Colorado Rivers.
Mr. Blake establishes Green River as waypoint.
Diversion Dam built allowing for the canal.
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad is completed, passing through Green River on its way from Denver to Salt Lake City.
Annual fruit festival begins (now known as Melon Days.)
Midland Trail, a transcontinental automobile road passes through Green River. Wagon bridge built over river.
Peach trees freeze, melon farming begins. Electricity comes to Green River.
The Green RIver changes course during a flood.
Mining & Missiles
Old Brigham falls.
Uranium mining boom on the Colorado Plateau begins.
Friendship Cruise begins.
Uranium mill in Green River ceases operation.
Green River Launch Complex begins operation.
Green River Launch Complex ceases operation.
Interstate 70 bridge over the Green River completed.
Interstate 70 completed.
New diversion dam completed with boat pass.