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It turns out that the first people to get in on Boulder real estate were the Clovis — a nomadic people who lived 13,000 years ago.
We know this from a cache of Clovis tools buried beneath the lawn of biotech entrepreneur Patrick Mahaffy.
The 83 stone implements — including bi facial knives and a tool resembling a double-bitted ax — were unearthed in May by a landscaping crew.