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PLATTEVILLE, Colo. (February 10, 2020) – The opening of the newest exhibit at Fort Vasquez Museum, titled Frontiers of Fortune: Economic Booms and the Peopling of the South Platte Valley, 1840-2020 and Beyond, has been delayed. The exhibit will now open to the public on Tuesday, February 25th.
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.
DENVER, Colo. (January 30, 2020) — Today, History Colorado announced the start of a new Rocky Mountain Center for Preservation (RMCP)—a dynamic preservation education center, headquartered in Leadville at the Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin. The Center will create and oversee a preservation education program open to the general public, and serve as a resource for preservation information and training to homeowners, business owners, developers, students, and interested novices across the state and region.
DENVER, Colo. (January 23, 2020)—The History Colorado Center welcomes New York Times bestselling author and human rights advocate Carol Anderson on Wednesday, February 12 for its inspiring speaker series.
DENVER, Colo. (January 10, 2020)—Denver has a prominent new outlet for Colorado’s statewide commemoration of the largest voting-rights expansion in US history. A brand new windowscape for the Women’s Vote Centennial Colorado // 2020 is now on view at Denver Pavilions in upper downtown.
DENVER, Colo. (December 20, 2019)—The History Colorado Center welcomes trailblazing astronaut, educator, and lieutenant general Susan Helms to Denver on Thursday, January 9 for its inspiring speaker series Bold Women. Change History.
DENVER, Colo. (December 17, 2019)—A seasoned administrator and fiscal expert has joined the leadership team at History Colorado. Lynne Winchell comes to the agency from Colorado’s Department of Personnel & Administration, where she was the Deputy State Controller since 2016. Her appointment caps a year of significant additions to History Colorado’s team of civil servants.