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DENVER — Families who have owned and operated their Colorado farm or ranch for 100 years or more are encouraged to submit a nomination to receive a Colorado Centennial Farms award. Selected nominees will be honored at the 28th Annual Centennial Farms Celebration at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colo., in August 2014. Farmers and ranchers nominating their property for this award must submit an application providing information about the history of their farm and its buildings by close of business on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
DENVER— Since the catastrophic Sept. 2013 floods that destroyed infrastructure, ravaged businesses and damaged historic properties in Boulder and Larimer counties, History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) emergency grants have helped ease the burden for at least five historic property owners, awarding more than $51,000 to assist with stabilizing their damaged historic buildings until they are able to restore them.
DENVER— History Colorado announced today that it signed a joint Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to formalize a collaborative government-to-government process that involves efforts to educate the public about the November 29, 1864 Sand Creek Massacre and the history and culture of the Cheyenne and Arapaho people.
DENVER— History Colorado announced that it kicks-off the History Colorado Center’s 2014-2015 season with three dynamic national exhibitions that bring global perspectives to Colorado, starting with Food: Our Global Kitchen( May 2014); then Race: Are We So Different? (Sept. 2014); followed by The 1968 Exhibit (Feb. 2015). Since the History Colorado Center opened in 2012, it has become known for its hands-on experiential exhibits and as a center for learning for all ages.
DENVER — History Colorado announced today that Janet McFarland Burlile has joined History Colorado as its Vice President of Development and Membership. She was introduced at History Colorado’s Board of Directors meeting on Jan. 22, 2014.
DENVER — The History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) is proud to announce the funding of 120 grants for historic preservation, totaling more than $8.8 million for fiscal year 2014. Since 1993, SHF has funded more than 4,080 projects, totaling more than $262 million in direct grant investment in Colorado communities.