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75th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters of Pueblo to be Celebrated at El Pueblo History Museum
PUEBLO, Colo.(February 5, 2020) – El Pueblo History Museum will host a special celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters of Pueblo. This celebration will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 15.
February 14, 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters, a nation-wide civic group which originated as a support organization to encourage women of the early 20th century to exercise their hard-fought-for right to vote. This year is also the 75th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of Pueblo, who first organized in 1945.
This celebration will be held at El Pueblo History Museum in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Pueblo. There will be cake and light refreshments and honors for longtime League of Women Voters members.
This event is free and open to the community.
About El Pueblo History Museum
El Pueblo History Museum is located at 301 N. Union Avenue in the heart of historic downtown Pueblo. The museum stands on the site of the original El Pueblo fort, constructed in 1842, and current exhibits include Borderlands of Southern Colorado, the award-winning Children of Ludlow, and the Museum of Memory. El Pueblo History Museum is a museum of History Colorado.
El Pueblo History Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.ElPuebloHistoryMuseum.org or call 719-583-0453.
About History Colorado
History Colorado has become a force for finding new and inclusive ways to serve Coloradans. In 2018 History Colorado provided programs to more than 18,000 students in their own schools, and assisted more than 40 schools with bus funds, to expand efforts that now serve more than 85,000 students annually. Its all-day Hands-On History program at El Pueblo History Museum responds to the four-day school week that is now administered by 61% of Colorado school districts.
History Colorado’s mission is to create a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past. We serve as the state’s memory, preserving the places, stories and material culture of Colorado through the History Colorado Center and statewide Community Museums, educational programs, historic preservation grants, research library, collections and outreach to Colorado communities. Visit HistoryColorado.org, or call 303-HISTORY, for more information.