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Our Unforgettable Gettysburg Experience

Our Unforgettable Gettysburg Experience

Compiled by Peggy DeStefano    Our trip to Gettysburg this July opened up our consciousness to the enormity of the affect of our Civil War. When trying to understand what happened there between July 1 and 3 of 1863, just consider the number of casualties from this 3 day battle. We learned that it claimed 27,000 Confederates and 23,000 Union soldiers […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
History-Making Women’s World Cup — 4th Win for U.S. National Team

History-Making Women’s World Cup — 4th Win for U.S. National Team

   The United States has retained the Women’s World Cup, winning the biggest prize in international soccer for a record fourth time after beating the Netherlands 2-0 in the final.    The number one-ranked team in the world justified its pre-tournament favorite’s tag to win all seven of its matches in France.    Sports memorabilia collectors have a whole new area of treasures […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Collections of Memories

Collections of Memories

By Paula Svincek    The opportunity to have been reared under the tutelage of a collector and storyteller is an experience many have not enjoyed or don’t appreciate until memories are jogged by an artifact or a painting. The rich history of our nation is apparent in almost every shop in Florence.    Clay has been used for thousands of years, still […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Primitive Blessings Antiques Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Primitive Blessings Antiques Celebrates One Year Anniversary

   CONGRATULATIONS to Primitive Blessings Antiques, a unique antique store you must visit on Hwy 285 in Pine! They are celebrating their one year anniversary. Sometimes the first year is the hardest. So, we, at Mountain States Collector, want to recognize this charming venture.    Primitive Blessings’ Owners Ron and Debra VanWyhe have created a different atmosphere in their antique store and […]

by · July 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Rocky Mountain Antique Festival Returns to Loveland July 13 and 14

Rocky Mountain Antique Festival Returns to Loveland July 13 and 14

   Heritage Event Company’s Rocky Mountain Antique Festival will return to Loveland, July 13 & 14 at the First National Bank Building on the grounds of the Ranch Events Complex. Held indoors, this event features a sold out dealer floor filled with quality antiques and authentic vintage brought by 50 dealers from 12 different states.    Antique shoppers look forward to this […]

by · July 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article