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History Colorado’s quarterly magazine brings the drama and variety of Colorado’s past to your door through richly illustrated stories that link history to art, architecture, sports, music, technology, archaeology, and folklore. Our authors are historians, professional writers, and students as well as everyday readers who’ve landed on a story to tell—whether from their family’s own past or simply a passion they’ve pursued.

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The Colorado Magazine - Summer 2020

The magazine you’ve grown to love as Colorado Heritage has returned to its roots as The Colorado Magazine. In this issue, Chief Creative Officer Jason Hanson explains why, and Steve Turner introduces this season’s massive public engagement initiative, This Is What Democracy Looks Like. You can also hear from the organizers of Hecho en Colorado and Forty Years on the ‘Fax, our critically acclaimed new exhibitions; read an essay from State Historian’s Council member Nicki Gonzales about the stakes of civil unrest; and join journalist Phil Carson on a journey that was 200 years in the making, among other items.

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