Subject:

Colorado Historical Society

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    History Colorado dedication will mark a truly square deal for the state

    History Colorado, the new museum that replaced a thirty-year-old facility a block away, will be dedicated today at 12th and Broadway -- marking a very good outcome for what was once a very bad idea: burying the building underground at Civic Center Park.

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2011
  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    National Trust for Historic Preservation reveals its plans to restore the historic Emerson School

    ​On Thursday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that it plans to transform the 1885 Emerson School in the Capitol Hill neighborhood into a model for greening historical buildings.

  • Culture

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Rocky Mountain News archives going to Denver Public Library

    E.W. Scripps, the former parent company of the Rocky Mountain News, has just issued a press release confirming information that's been circulating for a few weeks: the archives of the tabloid, which died just shy of its 150th birthday, will be preserved by the Denver Public Library. In addition, o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: The rest is history

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the "Rush to the Rockies." As rumors of the May 1859 gold find echoed back east, hordes of fortune-hunters started the arduous trek across the plains to the confluence of the Platte and Cherry Creek. Many never made it to what was then the Kansas Territory; ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 12, 2009

    The White Stuff

    Slide through 150 years of skiing history at the Colorado History Museum.

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2009

    Hotel Boulderado Tea and Tour

    Have some teacakes with your history and eat them, too.

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    The week ahead: and the rest is history

    Be a Society type. At 5:30 p.m. today, the Colorado Historical Society will host a public confab on the new History Center project, to be built in the 1200 block of Broadway – and not smack-dab in the middle of Civic Center Park, the original scheme when the entire 1300 block of Broadway, which ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008

    Seedy Sights

    Take a stroll down Denver’s Skid Row.

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    The Rest Is History

    After running with the idea of building a new and mostly subterranean Colorado History Museum within Civic Center for months (as discussed here in “Going Under?”) the board of the Colorado Historical Society, in a rare moment of clarity, formally rejected the idea at its January 31 meeting. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    Last Call for 3.2 Beer?

    A Senate bill was introduced Thursday that would legalize the sale of full-strength wine and beer in grocery stores. If passed, S.B. 149 could mean the death of the Colorado oddity known as 3.2 beer. In 2006, I wasted away hour after hour of my life in front of microfilm at the Colorado Historical S ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 13, 2007

    Hangar 61

    Saved by Colorado Preservation

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007
  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Shirt Happens, After Columbus Day

    The Colorado History Museum has put these Homeland Security tees on ice until the Columbus Day contention cools down.

  • Culture

    September 27, 2007

    Going Under?

    The plan to move the Colorado Historical Society beneath Civic Center Park should be buried.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007
  • News

    May 31, 2007

    Mob Rule

    Clyde Flip Flop Smaldone is resurrected as a religious artist.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2007

    The Shrining

    A few hours after news broke that Darrent Williams had been shot dead, people started leaving tributes to the Bronco at the scene of the shooting — hats, signs, cards, flowers. Keith Schrum, associate curator of manuscripts at the Colorado Historical Society, decided to take a look at the unof ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2006
  • Culture

    June 1, 2006

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

  • Culture

    May 25, 2006

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

  • Culture

    May 18, 2006

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

  • Culture

    May 11, 2006

    Sketches

    Brief reviews of current shows

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    A House Divided

    Black Hawk plays the Lace card.

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2005

    Ghoul Crazy

    Dr. Colorado leaves no tombstone unturned.

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2004

    Making History

    Pulitzer Prize-winning photos shine in Capture the Moment.

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2004

    Rev It Up

    High School Drags roll at Bandimere

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2004
  • News

    April 22, 2004

    You Must Remember This

    The horrors of Columbine, reduced to a single page.

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004
  • News

    October 23, 2003

    The Message

    Ike-Witness to History

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 27, 2003

    Best Time Travel

    Colorado Historical Society Tours & Treks Programs

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Inside the Gates

    Drunken movie stars, BB guns and more at the mansion on the hill.

  • Sports & Recreation

    April 4, 2002

    Best Mining Tour -- Silver

    Lebanon Silver Mine
    Georgetown

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    A Photo Finish

    John Fielder gets the big picture! Thats why his photographs are everywhere!

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2000

    Negative Thinking

    Colorado Historical Society photography lecture.

  • Calendar

    July 22, 1999

    Night & Day

    July 22 - 18, 1999

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Battle Cry

    While historians search for the site of the Sand Creek Massacre, Laird Cometsevah listens to his ancestors.

  • Calendar

    January 15, 1998
  • Calendar

    October 16, 1997
  • News

    July 24, 1997

    Grave Reservations

    The Colorado Historical Society has collected Indian artifacts for 120 years. Now it has to give many of them back.

  • Calendar

    February 27, 1997
  • Culture

    January 16, 1997
  • News

    December 6, 1995

    GOING TO PIECES

    THE LATEST RUNDOWN ON THE FUTURE OF THE FORNEY MUSEUM.

  • Calendar

    March 29, 1995
  • Calendar

    February 15, 1995
  • News

    July 13, 1994

    TIME BANDITS

    PRISONERS TACKLE HISTORIC-PRESERVATION PROJECTS.

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