Preserving Boulder’s Past for Future Generations

The 2013 flood in Boulder County resulted in unprecedented damage and destruction. But for one downtown Boulder church, it created an unusual opportunity to dig into Boulder’s past. KGNU’s Roz Brown toured the site and spoke to archaeologist, Joel Tyberg […]

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Remembering the Irish immigrants in Leadville

“That’s one of the ways that history can be a tool toward having an impact on political discussions currently.” The Irish Consul General will attend a ceremony in Leadville Colorado this weekend commemorating almost 2000 unmarked graves of Irish miners.  […]

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Lest We Forget: The Mission

“I feel I’ve done what I promised to do.” 93 year old Frederic Arnold, a sculptor who lives in Longmont, is the sole survivor of a group of fighter pilots who served together in Europe in World War II. 12 […]

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Preserving Diverse Historical Sites in Colorado

The Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation is asking the general public to help identify historic places of diversity. Erika Warzel, National and State Register Historian with History Colorado, says it is an effort to recognize and celebrate Colorado’s diverse […]

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Boulder County Latino History

“People who are less wealthy and less powerful are often less visible to people above them and in addition they tend not to show up in written records.” Latinos and their contributions are almost invisible in standard histories of Boulder […]

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Patty Limerick: New State Historian

“There are unnecessary troubles that come into play because we don’t harvest the lessons of the past.” Governor John Hickenlooper has named CU-Boulder Professor Patty Limerick to serve as the new Colorado State Historian. Limerick co-founded the Center of the […]

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Searching for Truth and Reconciliation, the Colorado Example

“Part of that is acknowledging the past wrong doings and acknowledging the checkered history that Colorado has with American Indians.” Ernest Ernest House Jr., Executive Director of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs will speak at the  Boulder History Museum […]

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