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Erie Biscuit Day – Saturday, September 21st

Erie Biscuit Day is coming in September Come join us for Biscuits and Gravy on Saturday, September 21st, 2013 from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon for the 11th annual Erie Biscuit Day. We will be holding the festivities in Historic Downtown Erie, CO on Briggs Street. The day will feature Biscuits and Gravy, Homemade Stew, Live music, cake walk, raffle …

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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: Our Water’s History & the Shaping of our Future

Join us at the Erie Community Center in Erie, CO on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 One thing we Westerners know is that water is a scarce commodity. But often our knowledge doesn’t go much beyond that. Water history and water law are about as clear as mud to the layperson. Tom Cech was the Executive Director for the Central …

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Local History Series 2013: Erie’s Mining Past and Its Impact Today

Join us at the Erie Community Center in Erie, CO on April 18, 2013 at 7:00 Most residents of Erie know of its mining history to some extent, but not many of us know where all the mines are or how they play a role today. Join Greg Sherman, P.G. as he discusses what is below Erie. Greg has been …

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Paint the Wise Homestead – June 13 at Whimsy Paint and Sip Art Studio

Join us June 13, 2013 to paint a wonderful blend of form, function and color, Wise Museum is a painting custom-created for the Erie Wise Homestead Museum.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Joyce Lohse

Join us March 14, 2013 at 7:00pm, as we kick off our 2013 Local History Series and celebrate Women’s History Month with award winning author Joyce Lohse! Joyce will have stories and pictures of Colorado’s most undaunted, unshakable and women pioneers including Eliza Routt, Martha Maxwell and Justina Ford to name a few. About the 2013 Local History Series We …

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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:  https://www.facebook.com/events/355568281192953/      

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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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