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2016 Van Briggle Festival — Saturday September 10

2016 Van Briggle Festival — Saturday September 10

Visitors are in for a rare treat as the Van Briggle Pottery on the Colorado College campus opens for a one-day-only tour and Festival on Saturday, September 10.  Located off Uintah Street at 1125 Glen Avenue, the historic building offers a wealth of architectural details with tile and stone accents amid the bittersweet story of famed artist Artus Van Briggle and […]

by · August 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Florence 2nd Saturday Art Walk August 13

Florence 2nd Saturday Art Walk August 13

Florence art galleries present a 2nd Saturday Art Walk, August 13 from 4 to 8 pm. Six galleries will feature works by local and regional artists, refreshments, demonstrations by the artists and live music in the galleries and on the street. These participating Florence galleries on Main Street from east to west are: Blue Heron, on the north side of […]

by · August 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? August 2016

What Is It? August 2016

We had no correct answers for last month’s What Is It. The picture is of a badge used by union workers from the Baltimore C.I.O. Since we did the Labor Day article in September we thought it would be a good What Is It. Why not try your luck with the September’s What Is It. Hint: It was used in […]

by · August 4, 2016 · 0 comments · What Is It?
The American Eagle Symbol & Treasure

The American Eagle Symbol & Treasure

By Robert Reed At the height of the county’s quest for independence and freedom from foreign domination, America’s leaders selected the eagle as its national symbol. Historians note that the American eagle was officially adopted in June of 1782 by an act of the Continental Congress. It was a suitable choice. In writing suggestions earlier to the selection committee Philadelphia […]

by · July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The City Club of Denver Postcard Collection

The City Club of Denver Postcard Collection

By Dede Horan        Several years ago, I started to collect postcards produced by The City Club of Denver showing images photographed by members of the Denver Camera Club.  Each time I acquired one of these cards I was more intrigued with them and wondered why were they produced and how many different cards there were.  I did some research and […]

by · July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article