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4000 Buffalo Robes

4000 Buffalo Robes

   By Carol Mobley    The old west wasn’t that long ago. Montana Territory was established in 1864 and became a state in 1889, only 129 years ago. Personal letters and other documents tell the story of the taming of Montana Territory. Living conditions were harsh and many people lived in fear of Native Americans.    One such personal letter was recently […]

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‘Antiquese’ A Must for Beginning Collectors

‘Antiquese’ A Must for Beginning Collectors

By Anne Gilbert    The antiques world is filled with fancy names and descriptions, many in French, even for Asian antiques. What appears to be the simplest object, may not be described in a simple way on the internet or in an antique shop. For instance you see a small, silver spoon in an unusual shape. It is labeled “caddy” spoon. […]

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Florence’s B & B Pawn and Antiques

Florence’s B & B Pawn and Antiques

   By Jon DeStefano    Florence, the Antique Capitol of Colorado is known for its many outstanding and unique antique shops and B & B Pawn and Antiques at the beginning of town is certainly one of them. When Allen and Sara bought the building nearly three years ago this September, it had been there since the 1960’s but had never […]

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Yessiree, Folks, Spring It Is

Yessiree, Folks, Spring It Is

   By Sandy Dale     I just returned from my morning stroll along Main Street. It is, indeed, SPRING. The more courageous flowers in the sidewalk planters are popping their little periscope heads up to check the weather. It could still snow next week, but today we must celebrate the warm sunshine. I like to do that by visiting my favorite […]

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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 […]

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