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What Is It? October 2019

What Is It? October 2019

   To the Mountain States Collector Staff: Thank you for adding us to your mailing list for the Mountain States Collector. We have really been enjoying it. Tim especially enjoyed the issues with his truck, of course. (Tim Gregg provided the What Is It for the June What Is It which was a Power Wagon.) I notice you usually have the […]

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Witches Not Scary: Those Who Prosecuted Them Were

Witches Not Scary: Those Who Prosecuted Them Were

Compiled by Peggy DeStefano    The tender-hearted woman, grieving over the loss of her newborn child, was hung as a witch outside of Boston in 1651. She was the second woman to be executed as a witch in Colonial times. This was a few years prior to the infamous Salem witch trials. Our family research claims this woman as one of […]

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50th Anniversary of St. Vrain’s Pumpkin Pie Days Antique Show, Oct. 12-13

50th Anniversary of St. Vrain’s Pumpkin Pie Days Antique Show, Oct. 12-13

   Pumpkin Pie Days, one of the area’s longest-running and best-loved antique shows, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12th, and Sunday, Oct. 13th, in the Exhibit Building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont. Hours for the event are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to […]

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Dia de los Muertos Now Celebrated Worldwide

Dia de los Muertos Now Celebrated Worldwide

    Sure, the theme is death, but the point is to demonstrate love and respect for deceased family members. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death. While the holiday originated in Mexico, it is celebrated all over Latin America with colorful calaveras (skulls) and calacas (skeletons).    Scholars trace the origins of […]

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Mountain States Collector Receives 2019 Best of Evergreen Award

Mountain States Collector Receives 2019 Best of Evergreen Award

   EVERGREEN September 20, 2019 — Mountain States Collector has been selected for the 2019 Best of Evergreen Award in the Publisher category by the Evergreen Award Program. Each year, the Evergreen Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of […]

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