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From Longmont Museum & Cultural Center

From Longmont Museum & Cultural Center

Photo by Charles W. Boynton This Studebaker Bros. Mfg. Co. sprinkler wagon was a familiar sight in Longmont, Colorado. It was probably used to wet down the streets to control dust. Postcard provided by Sue Hackett of Longmont, Colorado

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Show Feature: Coffee By the Pound

Show Feature: Coffee By the Pound

By Carol Mobley  I enjoy a cup of coffee every morning along with approximately 150 million Americans.  Coffee wasn’t always an easy drink to prepare.  It wasn’t until the mid-1800’s that coffee was easily accessible to households as well as miners and cowboys out in the wild.  Two companies, both still in business today, revolutionized coffee. James Folger was the […]

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American History, May Anniversaries

American History, May Anniversaries

May 8 V-E Day; Victory in Europe (1945) Mother’s Day May 10 225th Anniversary of the first ship of the United States Navy, the frigate USS United States, being commissioned (1797) May 19 Nineteenth Amendment, to give women the right to vote, proposed (1919) May 20 Abraham Lincoln signs Homestead Act (1862) May 21 Armed Forces Day May 30 100th […]

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Odd Fellows Not So Odd

Odd Fellows Not So Odd

By Peggy DeStefano    Is it “odd” to want to help other people when they are in need? Or, was it “odd” to pursue projects for the betterment of mankind? People in 1730 in London, England thought so. So, when the original group was called “odd” they decided they were proud to be odd and hence they officially took the […]

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The Significance of Memorial Day

The Significance of Memorial Day

 Memorial Day 2022 formally known as Decoration Day, is a federal holiday observed yearly on the last Monday of May. Memorial Day 2022 is a day that commemorates all men and women who have died while serving in the military for the United States of America.  The history of Memorial Day 2022 dates back to the American Civil War. It […]

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