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Erie Wise Homestead Museum - Erie, CO

Wise Homestead Museum host 150 Third Graders

On May 6, 2013, the Wise Homestead hosted a total of 150 Third graders (plus teachers and a number of parent volunteers) from The Academy Charter School in Westminster. Arriving in two different shifts, the students rotated through different activities during their visit. While one small group toured the museum, others could be found playing pioneer games such as Blind …

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Local History Series 2013

Local History Series for 2013 schedule has been announced.

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2012 Homestead Christmas

Join us December 15th from 10:00am to 4:00pm for A Homestead Christmas at the Wise Homestead Museum Free Admission (donations accpeted) Museum Open House, Hot Cider, Cookies and Tours of Wise Homestead Museum   Wise Homestead Museum is located at 11611 Jasper Road, Erie, CO Google Map 

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Local History Series: Walking Tour of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

  Mark your calendars.  Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10am-12:00pm Join us for a morning walking tour of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with Erie Town Clerk Nancy Parker as she walks us through the historical graves and markers. This series is sponsored by Erie Community Library and Erie Historical Society. More Info:      

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Howell-Robinson Barn

Howell-Robinson Farm Barn

  Howell-Robinson Farm Barn was moved to the Wise Homestead Museum property in XXXX. It dates to around 1875 and was originally built as a granary. [ Excerpts from Peter Gleichman’s cultural and historical survey ]  The barn is 19’x17’4″, one and one-half story, braced frame mortise-and-tenon construction, with braces rising from the ground sill to the corner posts. Corner …

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2012 – 10th Annual Erie Biscuit Day Round-Up

Erie Historical Society would like to thank everyone that participated and attended the Erie Biscuit Day Saturday, Sept. 15th! Check out a photo gallery from 2012 Biscuit Day Here are some of the Biscuit Day hightlights!!   Stew Contest Results Congratulations to Miner’s Tavern for their winning stew entry. Thank you to all the other participants. All the stews were fantastic! …

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2012 Erie Biscuit Day – Photogallery

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Road of Remembrance

Road of Remembrance

After World War I, the veterans’ group, the American Legion, came up with the idea of beautifying Arapahoe as a “Road of Remembrance,” complete with a stone gateway.

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Colorado 14er Disasters: Victims of the Game: Local History Series 2010

Join us for a slide presentation exploring the recent history of climbing Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks for sport, June 17 at 7:00pm
Erie Community Library. Writer and Colorado naitive Mark Scott-Nash will share some of the dangerous consequences of this popular activity.

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Live Video: Erie Railways Historical Talk

On May 13th, 2010 at 7:00pm at the Erie Community Library, Jason Midyette, president of the Boulder County Railway Historical Society, presented a slide show and talk about the Historic Railways of Erie. Below is the live video of that discussion.

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