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Denver - This summer, History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) staff will be traveling across the state to work with potential grant applicants on ways to strengthen their applications. SHF conducts two grant rounds a year, and is one of the nation’s most successful historic preservation grant programs.
Denver - History Colorado and the Office of the State Archaeologist have named Dr. Holly Norton as Colorado’s new State Archaeologist and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO). Norton replaces Dr. Richard Wilshusen, who served as State Archaeologist and Deputy SHPO for four years. She assumes her new role on July 1, 2015.
Denver - In 1990, Colorado became one of the first states in the nation to offer state tax credits for historic preservation projects. Now in its 25th year, the tax credit has generated thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in tax revenue and economic activity, as well as led to the successful preservation of a multitude of historically significant properties.
Denver - In honor of Colorado’s 139th birthday, many of History Colorado’s museums will be FREE to the public on August 1, offering visitors a day of fun and celebration of Colorado’s wild, colorful, historical, traditional and modern culture.
Denver - Six properties across Colorado that tell stories of our nation's agricultural, engineering, social, and environmental past were added to the National Register of Historic Places. Administered by the National Park Service, the National Register is a prestigious list of America's most significant historic places and archeological sites.
Denver - The year 1968 was a turning point for a generation coming of age and a nation at war, the aftermath which can still be felt today. The1968 Exhibit , which opened in Denver on February 7, will close on May 10. History Colorado is extending hours during the last days of the exhibit’s run, remaining open during the evening on May 7-9.