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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.
DENVER, Colo. (AUGUST 27, 2019)—National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off at the History Colorado Center on Saturday, September 21 when celebrated Colorado Chicana artist Arlette Lucero reveals murals depicting three pivotal Colorado Chicanas.
DENVER, Colo. (AUGUST 26, 2019)—This morning on Women’s Equality Day, Governor Jared Polis, representatives of History Colorado, and the newly formed Colorado Women’s Vote Centennial Commission (WVCC) made history on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, when they kicked off the Women’s Vote Centennial commemoration of the 19th Amendment.
DENVER, Colo. (AUGUST 2, 2019)—More than 2,500 guests visited Colorado’s flagship history museum in downtown Denver on Thursday, August 1, to celebrate Colorado Day. The official 143rd birthday party for the Centennial State featured more than 20 partner attractions at History Colorado Center. Presenting sponsor Denver7 also supported the celebration’s first-ever outdoor block party.
DENVER, Colo. (JULY 25, 2019)—On Colorado Day, Aug. 1, Dr. William Wei, Ph.D., professor of history at the University of Colorado in Boulder, will begin his one-year position as the official State Historian and leader of History Colorado’s State Historian’s Council, succeeding noted historian and author Dr. Tom Noel.
DENVER, Colo. (JULY 23, 2019)—Twenty-two Colorado families that have owned and operated their farms and ranches for 100 years or more will be honored at the 33rd annual Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony on Friday, August 23 at 1 p.m. at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.