Final Objects Revealed in Who Knew!? Everything Old is New Again
Mon, 01/04/2016 - 11:43am
Final Objects Revealed in
Who Knew!? Everything Old is New Again
DENVER (January 04, 2016)–
Clue: If you sit on this wrong, you might get bucked.
What: The National Western Stock Show is a modern day tradition with deep roots in Colorado’s history. In 1906, the first incorporated Western Stock Show was held and today, the show runs for 16 days in January. The show is known for being Colorado’s largest Western Trade Show, along with national recognition for its professional rodeos and livestock shows. History Colorado has a significant number of stock show artifacts in its collections and is finishing up the Who Knew!? series with these iconic objects. On January 5, a collection of Hermann Heiser saddle and chaps and a unique styled horn chair will be revealed. Hermann H. Heiser, a German immigrant, was a renowned leather worked who established the largest saddlery goods manufacturing company in the West.
Cafe Rendezvous Special for the Who Knew!? artifact: Stock Show Burger with Green Chilli Sauce and Onion Rings
Who: History Colorado; artifacts to be presented by Paul Andrews, president of National Western Stock Show
When: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 1:15pm
Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Why: Who Knew!? Everything Old is New Again has revealed objects, some never before seen by the public, weekly since November 20. After an object has been revealed, it will be on display at the History Colorado Center through January 24. Follow History Colorado through an exploration of collections and the mysterious items we’ve selected as we uncover the extraordinary, unexpected and infamous past of our state.
History Colorado's mission is to inspire generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in creating a better Colorado. We serve as the state's memory, preserving the places, stories, and material culture of Colorado through our museums, educational programs, historic preservation grants, research library, collections, and outreach to Colorado communities. Find History Colorado on all major social media platforms. Visit HistoryColorado.org or call (303) HISTORY for more information.
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