Over the last year, there’s been a lot of activity between our Pueblo and Denver storage locations. History Colorado is nearing completion of a Museums for America Collections Stewardship grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to hire temporary staff and moving services to move collections from Pueblo to Denver. Continue reading “Moved Lots of Really Heavy Stuff from Pueblo to Denver? Check!”
Colorado’s historic buildings always tell a story. Some illustrate the wealth generated from the gold and silver mining days while others tell the tale of the state’s agricultural beginnings. Seldom heard, though, are the stories that are confined within the walls of Colorado’s prisons and jails.
To help these tales break free, here is a glimpse at three historic Colorado jails (and one prison) that you may not know about.
1. Haswell Jail