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DENVER – On October 12th, History Colorado will explore Denver’s culinary past as part of the Colorful Colorado lecture series. From mining camp bakeries to continental cuisine, historians Robert and Kristen Autobee will discuss Denver's vanished eateries in their new book, the Lost Restaurants of Denver. The lecture will highlight the stories of innovation, hard work and crazy ideas that led to the Denver restaurants (and meals) of yesteryear.
DENVER - Senator Larry Crowder will present an oversized check in the amount of $164,412, to Homelake Historic Preservation and Restoration Foundation for their recent History Colorado State Historical Fund grant for the exterior rehabilitation of the Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake. The special event will take place at 11am at on Monday October 5th, at the Center’s Old Administration Building. Along with the check presentation, attendees are invited to tour the facilities to see the early stages of progress.
DENVER - Several History Colorado museums will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live!On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.
DENVER - On Saturday September 12th, come see the El Movimiento exhibit and all of the History Colorado Center for FREE. The Family Free Day includes activities, special performances, and a celebration for 100 wonderful years of Rocky Mountain National Park.
DENVER - In an eight-part lecture series entitled The World Around Us, History Colorado highlights the fascinating, and sometimes quirky, stories behind this unique state. To kick-off the series, History Colorado presents the first lecture, “The Good, the Bad and the Barbie: How Ruth Handler Changed the Face of American Toys."
DENVER - The Downtown Loveland Historic District has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, and two historic homes in Denver and Greeley, respectively, have been added to the State Register of Historic Properties.
DENVER - At times, the ideas, people and reputation of Colorado transcend its borders and engender transformative changes in the wider society. Other times, outside forces influence Colorado in ways large and small. History Colorado explores Colorado’s broader place in its 2015-2016 lecture series, The World Around Us.
Denver - Twenty-two Colorado families who have owned and operated their farm or ranch for 100 years or more will be celebrated at the 29th Annual Centennial Farms Celebration on Friday, August 28, at 4 p.m. at the State Fair in Pueblo.