El Pueblo History Museum showcases the city's history and the region's many cultural and ethnic groups. The property includes a re-created 1840s adobe trading post and plaza, and the archaeological excavation site of the original 1842 El Pueblo trading post.
Children of Ludlow: Life in a Battle Zone, 1913–1914
Children of Ludlow is an award-winning exhibit that examines the Colorado Coalfield Strike and Ludlow Massacre through the eyes of the more-than-9000 children who endured the strike. Click here for details. The exhibit is part of the statewide Ludlow Centennial Commemoration and will run through September 2015.
Coming March & April 2015 . . .
Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963.
Opening March 6, 2015, El Pueblo History Museum will host “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963.”
This exhibit is presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Museum of American History in collaboration with the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The exhibition is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and is part of NEH’s Bridging Cultures initiative, “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” which brings four outstanding films on the civil rights movement to communities across the United States (see http://createdequal.neh.gov). “Created Equal”encourages communities across the country to revisit and reflect on the long history of civil rights in America.