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Hotel de Paris Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Hotel de Paris Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Georgetown, Colo., May 25, 2017- Today Hotel de Paris Museum, a Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, announced its participation with Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America.   Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the […]

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Flag Day Celebrated on June 14

Flag Day Celebrated on June 14

We want to do everything possible to promote patriotism and to honor our beautiful, meaningful flag. This is our duty to our ancestors, the brave men and women who fought, and in many instances died, to preserve what our flag stands for. It is our responsibility to our armed forces throughout the world who are maintaining our freedom and preserving […]

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Extremely Old Arrowheads: How to Spot Them

Extremely Old Arrowheads: How to Spot Them

By Randy Gardner Several factors determine value prehistoric arrowheads: size, quality of workmanship, symmetry, beauty of material, and age. Though the first four are often self-evident and readily discerned, the last is not always so apparent but is the most important when assigning worth to old stone tools. Prospective buyers can utilize several techniques when trying to evaluate artifacts represented […]

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Florence — Antique ‘Boom’ Town

By Sandy Dale I overheard a conversation between two car buffs at our Merchants’ Annual Car Show last Sunday.  It went something like this:   “Man, do you remember when this show was just one block long?  Just one block shut off, no band, no food trucks.  It was cool back then – the old cars and all, but nothin’ like this.”   […]

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Tall Case Clocks Still Standing Tall in America

Tall Case Clocks Still Standing Tall in America

By Robert Reed In England they were long case clocks, and in America they were tall case clocks.   By any name, even the sentimental 19th century term grandfather clock, they were a majestic structure which towered over the rest of the household’s furnishings. Their from-the-ground-up existence began in the latter 17th century in parts of Europe. By most accounts […]

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