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May
16
Tue
Trappers and Mountain Men of Colorado @ Golden History Center
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Trappers and Mountain Men of Colorado @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

Trappers and Mountain Men of Colorado

The fur trade was one of the main economic ventures in North America. Seeking fortune, Colorado Mountain Men were brave and bold.

Historian Ed Weising will recount the exploits and deeds of mountain men like Kit Carson, James Beckwourth, Jim Colter and Jim Bridger. Experience the excitement of the rendezvous in this adventurous program!

Join us at Golden History Center

Lecture begins at Golden History Center at 1 PM sharp. The program will last around two hours.

More great programs

If you’re interested in Mountain Men, you’ll like our next program too. Check out Native Americans in Colorado on June 15th.

Jun
15
Thu
Native Americans in Colorado @ Golden History Center
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Native Americans in Colorado @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

Native Americans in Colorado

Join us for a trip back in time as historian Ed Weising gives a glimpse into Colorado Native Americans. Hear about the lives, traditions, and tales of Colorado’s original inhabitants. Learn about the Anasazi, the Arapaho, the Cheyenne, and the Utes and the presence of Native Americans in Golden.

Join us at Golden History Center

Lecture begins at Golden History Center at 6 PM sharp. The program will last around two hours.

More great programs

If you’re interested in Native Americans, you’ll like our other programs too. Check out Territorial Days Walking Tour, also on June 15th.

Jun
17
Sat
Western Mining with Patty Limerick @ Golden History Center
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Western Mining with Patty Limerick @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

Patty Limerick’s Western Mining

Patty Limerick’s Western Mining program features conversation on bridging the gap between past and present. Learn about issues within the context of Colorado’s rich mining history.

Patty Limerick promotes civil, problem-solving discourse on exploration of controversial modern topics. She is Colorado Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West, as well as Colorado State Historian.

Join us at Golden History Center

Program begins at Golden History Center at 2 p.m. sharp. The program will last around an hour.

More great programs

If you’re interested in Western Mining, you’ll like our other programs too. Check out Georgetown’s Miners and Moguls in July.

Pricing

Members always get a discount. Membership pays for itself with just a few programs for your family. Join us.

Jul
20
Thu
Georgetown’s Miners and Moguls @ Golden History Center
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Georgetown's Miners and Moguls @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

Georgetown’s Miners, Moguls

The Pike’s Peak Gold Rush made this town. Later, it was called the “Silver Queen of Colorado.” It’s now a popular tourist stop with a loop railway. Georgetown has worn many hats! Georgetown’s Miners, Moguls is the topic of historian Ed Weising for this evening. Celebrate the town and the characters who reinvented it over the years.

Join us at Golden History Center

Program begins at Golden History Center at 6 p.m. sharp. The program will last around two hours.

Pricing

Members always get a discount. Membership pays for itself with just a few programs for your family. Join us.

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