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Unconventional Women of the West

Unconventional Women of the West In this presentation by The Legendary Ladies, Inc., you will meet fascinating women who made unique contributions to the American West. Find out: Who was an American folk hero Who organized a “little piece of heaven” Who was a Colorado...

4th Annual Jeffco International Women’s Day 2019

Legendary People: A Tribute to Golden’s Women Leaders To celebrate its 80th anniversary, Golden History Museum & Park recently underwent a major renovation. The museum features five new galleries including one—Legendary People—that highlights individuals who’ve...

The Dairy Route Through Golden

The Dairy Route Through Golden: A look at how ten dollar milk cows gave us sugar bowls, cream caps, soda fountains and mozzarella cheese Ever wondered what makes cheese so Gouda? Have you ever wanted a shred of knowledge about utterly interesting dairy facts? Learn...

From Beets to Bayonets: Colorado’s War on Migrant Labor

From Beets to Bayonets: Colorado’s War on Migrant Labor In the early twentieth century, Colorado led the nation in sugar production, thanks to beets harvested by migrant workers across the state.  During the Great Depression, however, some state officials felt...

Pikes Peak: On Common Ground

Pikes Peak:  On Common Ground On July 14, 1820 Edwin James performed the first documented climb to the summit of Pikes Peak.  July 14, 2020 will mark the bicentennial year of Edwin’s achievement.  Mark James is Edwin’s ancestor.  The common ground in the title is...