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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 â€“ and not smack-dab in the middle of Civic Center Park, the original scheme when the entire 1300 block of Broadway, whi ... More >>