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DENVER, Colo. (August 2, 2018)━Thirty-one Colorado families that have owned and operated their farms and ranches for 100 years or more will be honored at the 32nd annual Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony on Friday, August 24 at 1 p.m. at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.
DENVER (July 23, 2018) – The Center for Colorado Women’s History at the Byers-Evans House has selected three scholars for its inaugural Women’s History Fellowship beginning in September 2018. The fellows were selected based on their proposals to expand the understanding of Colorado women’s history through new work highlighting women’s contributions to the history of the state. The fellows will work at the historic Byers-Evans House in Denver.
PUEBLO, Colo. (July 20, 2018) – The Avondale Community Team and El Pueblo History Museum will host the first in a series of memory workshops for the Avondale Memory Project on Wednesday, July 25, at 5 pm, at Sacred Heart Church Hall. The workshop will be led by Dawn DiPrince, director of El Pueblo History Museum.
DENVER, Colo. (July 16, 2018) ━ Today, History Colorado announced the formation of its first State Historian's Council in its 139-year history in Colorado. The State Historian's Council will be led by noted historian and author Dr. Tom Noel, who will be joined on the council by respected historians from across the state.
DENVER, Colo. (June 27, 2018) ━ History Colorado has launched a new initiative, We Are Colorado! The project will embrace the gathering and sharing of stories that celebrate the diverse communities of Colorado, past and present.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (June 25, 2018) – Trinidad History Museum will open a new temporary exhibit, How We Play Ball, showcasing Trinidad’s baseball history, on Friday, July 6, 2018, at 5:30 pm in the historic Bloom Mansion. The celebration will serve as a pregame party for the Pecos League All-Star Game on the evening of July 7.
DENVER — Baseball and pop-culture enthusiasts will have an opportunity to see one of the rarest and most desirable baseball cards in history – a gem mint PSA 10 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card, considered the “Holy Grail” of baseball cards – for three days only,
July 16 through July 18, at Denver’s History Colorado Center. The card will be displayed alongside the museum’s current exhibition, Play Ball! Tickets for the baseball card viewing are now on sale, and can be purchased in advance of the three-day display (www.historycolorado.org or 303-866-2435).
DENVER, Colo. (June 14, 2018) ━The History Colorado State Historical Fund awarded $418,987 across 17 archaeology and preservation grants for the spring 2018 “mini” grant round (grants up to $35,000). The grants provide funding for archaeology and historic preservation projects that tell the story of Colorado’s history and generate meaningful economic activity, especially in rural communities.