Event Series

Tesoro Historic Lecture Series 2020-2021

Tesoro’s Historic Lecture Series features renowned scholars, historians, and authors in the field of 19th Century American Western History. Tesoro’s Historic Lecture Series is supported by the Western History Department at Yale University.

History Colorado is hosting these events at 2:00pm on the Sundays listed below.  Ticket and attendance information to follow, as event dates approach.

Please follow links to the Tesoro Cultural Center further details on each event. Lectures will be offered in person only following COVID-19 regulations.

The 2020/2021 Historic Lecture Series:

Dr. Catharine Franklin: Much Ado About Custer: Rethinking the Indian Wars
Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. // Online

Mr. John Steinle: The Great American Desert: Major Stephen Long’s Expedition of 1820
Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at History Colorado

Mr. Jerome Greene: January Moon – The Northern Cheyenne Breakout from Fort Robinson, 1878-1879
January 10, 2021

Dr. Tom Noel: Getting Here: From Wheelbarrow McGraw to DIA
January 24, 2021

Dr. Megan Kate Nelson: The Three – Cornered War
March 7, 2021

Dr. David Beyreis: Blood in the Borderlands: Conflict, Kinship, and the Bent Family, 1821-1920
March 21, 2021

Dr. Ron Tyler: Western Art, Western History: A Field for Historical Art
April 11, 2021

Dr. David Wrobel: The Global West that Women Made
April 25, 2021

Dr. Carrie Gibson: El Norte – The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America
May 2, 2021

State Historian Duane Vandenbusche -Topic TBD
May 9, 2021

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events in this series.