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DENVER (August 8, 2017)—The History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) is awarding $4,568,138 in historic preservation grants to projects across Colorado. These grants provide essential funding for projects such as historic structure assessments, education programs, archaeological projects, and physical work to preserve and restore historic buildings and places. SHF grants help communities preserve their historic resources and have a significant economic impact.
DENVER (August 3, 2017) — Thirty-eight Colorado families who have owned their farm or ranch for 100 years or more will be honored at the 31st annual Centennial Farms ceremony held on Friday, August 25 at the Colorado State Fair.
DENVER – In honor of Colorado’s 141st birthday, the History Colorado Center and its associated museums throughout the state will be FREE to the public on August 1st. Join us for fun hands-on ways to celebrate Colorado’s wild, colorful, historical, traditional and modern culture.
DENVER – History Colorado Center is here to keep your mind entertained and offer a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy. As you’re building your dream list, here are five things you shouldn’t miss.
MONTROSE, Colo. —After over three years of planning, construction and exhibit design and development, the Ute Indian Museum will be open to the public on Saturday, June 10. The expanded and renovated museum opening celebration sponsored by Alpine Bank will begin at 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. with free admission and a buffalo lunch. A pickup and drop-off shuttle will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Target parking lot.
DENVER (May 2, 2017) — May is Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, an opportunity to reflect upon and celebrate Colorado’s many historic places. History Colorado and other heritage-minded organizations have planned many exciting and educational events that commemorate Colorado’s built environment (historic buildings, sites, structures, objects, and districts) and archaeological resources.
DENVER (April 19, 2017) — The deadline to apply for recognition in the Colorado Centennial Farms program has been extended through May 15, 2017. Colorado farming and ranching families who are interested in the program can apply here. The Centennial Farms ceremony is held each year at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.