Welcome to History Colorado’s Press Room. Here you will find information and resources for the press related to History Colorado museums and sites, the Office of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, and the History Colorado State Historical Fund.
Just in time for summer, History Colorado has a special gift for 4th graders and their families. Registration for History Buff, History Colorado’s free membership program for students entering 4th grade in the fall, opens June 1.
Denver, Colo. (April 29, 2021) — America’s favorite sports pastime of baseball has played an important role in history. El Pueblo History Museum’s new, free bilingual exhibition, ¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues / En los barrios y las grandes ligas, will tell baseball stories through a new lens to reveal the history and culture of Latinos and their impact on American culture and society.
Denver, Colo. (April 19, 2021) — A century ago, waves of people in Denver pledged their loyalty to the Ku Klux Klan. Today, History Colorado releases information about tens of thousands of them as it makes newly digitized records from the ledgers of the Ku Klux Klan freely available at historycolorado.org/kkkledgers.
Denver, Colo. (April 16, 2021) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced this week that it is awarding $400,000 to support a new, long-term exhibition at the History Colorado Center that recounts the deadliest day in Colorado history—the 1864 atrocity known as the Sand Creek Massacre—with the voices of Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal members.