Colorado turns 135 years old on August 1. History Colorado celebrates Colorado Day with free museum admissions and a special “Why I Love Colorado!” Facebook giveaway.
DENVER—On August 1, 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant officially welcomed Colorado into the Union. Called Colorado Day, August 1 represents a day to celebrate the past, honor the present and consider the future of the Centennial State.
This year, History Colorado celebrates Colorado Day with free admission to History Colorado museums around the state, and a chance for one lucky person to win four tickets for a “Family Dinner Train” ride on the Georgetown Loop Railroad®. Details follow.