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The Conference on Women and the Civil War: A Live Zoom Event

The Conference on Women and the Civil War: A Live Zoom Event

Resilient Women of the Civil War July 24-25, 2021 Presentation Schedule: Saturday, July 24, 1:00 – 4:00 pm • Jonathan A. Noyalas will speak about Rebecca McPherson Wright, the Union spy who was critical to the success of Sheridan’s 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. • Sarah Bierle will give us a civilian-focused tour of New Market Battlefield in the Shenandoah Valley. Sunday, July […]

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American History: July Anniversaries

American History: July Anniversaries

July 8 Liberty Bell tolls to announce Declaration of Independence (1776) July 16 76th Anniversary of the first atomic test at Trinity, New Mexico (1945) July 20 Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong takes historic first steps on the moon (1969) July 26 Congress establishes U.S. Post Office (1775) Happy Fourth of July!

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A Celebration of 150 Years for the McAllister House July 23

A Celebration of 150 Years for the McAllister House July 23

   Visit The McAllister House Museum for a celebration of Colorado Springs and enjoy sipping wine on the historic grounds of the McAllister House Museum July 23rd, 2021, 6-8pm.    The McAllister House Museum is located to the south of Colorado College on the wide, tree-shaded Cascade Avenue. This small, English-style cottage built in 1873 was the home of the Henry McAllister […]

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Florence: One End to the Other

Florence: One End to the Other

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Depression Glass: What is Moroccan Amethyst?

Depression Glass: What is Moroccan Amethyst?

From the Archives, Sept. 2008 By Les Stewart    I struggled with the name for this article. I wanted to call it “When is Moroccan Amethyst really Moroccan Amethyst?” That is because collecting Moroccan Amethyst can be quite frustrating. Amethyst means purple in color, but, not all purple glass is Moroccan Amethyst. A lot of the glass listed for sale on […]

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