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Plant a Tree for Arbor Day: This Is Why Arbor Day Is a Thing

Plant a Tree for Arbor Day: This Is Why Arbor Day Is a Thing

   Nebraska was a largely treeless prairie region when, on April 10, 1872, it became the first state to celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees.    The celebration came a few months after J. Sterling Morton, a vice-president of the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, first proposed to the Board that the day be set aside for tree planting and that they […]

by · April 9, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? April 2018

What Is It? April 2018

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by March 20, to the Mountain States Collector , P.O. box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. Three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · April 9, 2018 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Colorado Antique Gallery Turns 26

Colorado Antique Gallery Turns 26

By Chris Rodriguez      The Colorado Antique is turning 26, and to celebrate they are having a month long storewide sale running from March 2nd to April 2nd. Located at 5501 South Broadway, the Gallery has been a Littleton staple since 1992. With 285 dealers in a 51,000 square foot showroom, the Gallery has something for everyone. Their “Miles of […]

by · March 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
St. Patrick’s Day Collections

St. Patrick’s Day Collections

By Rachel Hoffman      Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and he lived in the 5th century. The feast day of this holy bishop and confessor is March 17th. The feast is celebrated inside and outside of Ireland as a cultural holiday. Exquisite items and art have been crafted to honor St. Patrick, which are collected and preserved […]

by · March 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary, Feature Article
Northglenn’s Old Wagon Antique Mall Full of Treasures

Northglenn’s Old Wagon Antique Mall Full of Treasures

   One blustery night in December, Old Wagon was the last to arrive with settlers who had just crossed the Great Divide. The inclement whether made travel east impossible, so Old Wagon was unable to continue on its journey. Yet by the time all the passengers were ready to travel, no one desired to do so. So Old Wagon made this […]

by · March 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article