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DENVER, Colo. (November 4, 2019)—History Colorado is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Stephen H. Hart Awards for Historic Preservation.Every year History Colorado’s Board of Directors honors those preservation and archaeology projects that exemplify best practices and achievements throughout Colorado. Five projects will receive accolades–including the prestigious Governor’s Award–and the professionals involved will be presented awards the evening of Friday, January 31 at 5:00 p.m. in the History Colorado Center.
DENVER, Colo. (OCTOBER 31, 2019)—The History Colorado Center welcomes legendary civil rights activist and community organizer Dolores Huerta to Denver on Thursday, December 12 for its inspiring speaker series Bold Women. Change History.
DENVER, Colo. (OCTOBER 22, 2019)—A trusted leader in helping people understand what it means to be a Coloradan, History Colorado strives to be a place of belonging for all and to serve as a platform for community connection and co-creation. This aspiration has a prominent new home at the History Colorado Center in downtown Denver, where new voices, perspectives, and experiences will multiply and thrive.
DENVER, Colo. (OCTOBER 15, 2019)—The History Colorado Center welcomes award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa to Denver on Wednesday, November 6 for its inspiring speaker series Bold Women. Change History. The first Latina in many newsrooms, Hinojosa presents her personal history during the public engagement initiative known as Women’s Vote Centennial Colorado, the nation’s most comprehensive statewide commemoration of the largest voting-rights expansion in US history.
DENVER, Colo. (SEPTEMBER 25, 2019)—The History Colorado Center welcomes Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and decorated stateswoman Samantha Power to Denver on Monday, October 7 for its inspiring speaker series Bold Women. Change History.
DENVER, Colo. (SEPTEMBER 12, 2019)—The special place Coloradans call home is the result of generations who have used their powers for good. It is a place where values like innovation, collaboration, and integrity are celebrated. Beginning Saturday, October 19, those people and values have a new home eager to catalyze an even better Centennial State, full of Coloradans who embrace and share their powers within.
DENVER, Colo. (AUGUST 29, 2019)—Colorado has stories to tell. Some of the best are buried deep inside archives, hidden within the collection of two million photographs, 200,000 artifacts, and 11 million documents that History Colorado has built over the past 140 years. This fall, a new podcast brings them to light.