August 1 is Colorado Day, and that's when Colorado Proud will launch its second annual Choose Colorado Tour, a 27-day road trip across Colorado's agricultural landscape. The event kicks off with a farmers' market celebrating the start of Colorado Proud Month and showcasing fresh produce and ag produ ... More >>
Yesterday, the State of Colorado, History Colorado and representatives of the tribes whose ancestors died at Sand Creek -- the Northern Cheyenne of Montana, the Northern Arapaho of Wyoming, and the Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes of Oklahoma -- signed a Memorandum of Agreement, "government-to-governmen ... More >>
Seven months after the Northern Cheyenne tribe sent its last letter to History Colorado demanding that Collision: The Sand Creek Massacre 1860s to Today be closed; fourteen months after History Colorado opened its new building with that exhibit in place, despite earlier protests; and almost 149 year ... More >>
When a wrong is almost 150 years old, righting it may not be quick. That's one of the many lessons of the Sand Creek Massacre, a stain on Colorado history that stretches back to November 29, 1864, when Colonel John Chivington led 700 troops on a raid of a peaceful Indian camp at Sand Creek, killing ... More >>
Historian Ari Kelman was watching Iron Man 3 this past weekend with his son when he was startled by a familiar reference, one that seemed very out of context in a Hollywood blockbuster. Mandarin, the apparent arch-villain played by Ben Kingsley, was comparing his own act of terrorism in attacking a ... More >>
Rich in history and imperiled species, Pinon Canyon isn't like any other place on earth. Locals fear that the Army wants to tear the hell out of it.
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.
The plan to move the Colorado Historical Society beneath Civic Center Park should be buried.