Feature Article

Blenko Glass, Bold and Beautiful

Blenko Glass, Bold and Beautiful

By Tom Cotter Photos and identification by David Cleveland and Scott Montroy  The history of United States glass is filled with stories of immigrants who came from Europe to advance, inspire, teach, and build an industry like none other.  From pioneer entrepreneurs like Stiegel, Wistar, and Amelung in the 18th century, through the 19th century with masters such as Heisey, […]

by · September 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Old Wagon Antique Mall Prospering

Old Wagon Antique Mall Prospering

 “Hal” Reed is proud of having owned Old Wagon Antique Mall in Northglenn for four years now. “We’ve grown tremendously,” Hal tells us. There are up to 100 dealers who are part of the Mall. “We normally don’t have any empty spaces.”  People are coming into the Mall from all over the world. “We’re lucky to be next door to […]

by · September 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Pioneering Nuns: Final Resting Place for Pioneering Loretto Nuns

Pioneering Nuns: Final Resting Place for Pioneering Loretto Nuns

Compiled By Peggy DeStefano  In 1886, determined Sisters of Loretto arrived in Denver where they proceeded to found a Catholic girls’ high school. They made their way here in covered wagons following the Santa Fe Trail as they travelled West. No cowards these!  Prior to coming to Colorado, the Sisters of Loretto began because a small band of women left […]

by · September 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article

American History, September Anniversaries

September 2 Congress establishes U.S. Treasury (1789) V-J Day; Japan signs formal surrender (1945)   September 5 First session of Continental Congress convenes (1774) Labor Day   September 9 Congress renamed the nation “United States of America” (1776)   September 11 Grandparent’s Day Patriot Day 21st anniversary of 9/11 attacks   September 16 POW/MIA Recognition Day   September 17 Constitution […]

by · September 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Celebrating More History of Florence

Celebrating More History of Florence

By Sandy Dale  As fall approaches, ‘tis the season of great outdoor events across the country. Florence is no exception. It is the 200 Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail and the 150th of the platting of Florence by James McCanless. The history of Florence is filled with stories of how entrepreneurs got rich in gold, oil, and the railroad, […]

by · September 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article