Category Archive for: ‘Historical Talks’

Local History Series 2013

Local History Series for 2013 schedule has been announced.

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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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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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Historic Railroads of Erie: Local History Series 2010

Historic Railroads of Erie Join us for an exciting trip back in time, when trains ran in out of Erie transporting coal. Expert Jason Midyette, president of the Boulder County Railway Historical Society, will present a slid show about historic railroads of the Erie area. May 13 at 7:00pm Erie Community Library 400 Powers Street, Erie 720-685-5224 Local History …

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Local History Series 2009 : Someone’s Daughter: In Search of Justice for Jane Doe

Join us for the final event in our series. Who was Jane Doe? Historian Silvia Pettem will share highlights from her fascinating 10-year pursuit to resolve a 1954 Boulder County cold case homicide.

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Join us Thursday night at the Erie Community Library with Dr. Colorado

Join us for the third evening of Local History Series 2009, presented by Erie Community Library and the Erie Historical Society. We will be informed and entertained by award-winning Colorado history professor and author Tom Noel, also known as “Dr. Colorado.” Dr. Colorado is an expert on Colorado history and will present an engaging slide show about landmarks in the Erie area.

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A Fireside Chat at Erie Community Library

A group of twenty-four gathered in the Living Room at Erie Community Library for a visit from Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Historian Richard Marold arrived in a period wheelchair, sporting a bow tie and vintage FDR campaign button on his lapel.  We learned about some of the New Deal projects in Colorado including as Red Rocks Amphitheater.  There were many questions …

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FDR and the New Deal in Colorado : 2009 Local History Series

Erie Historical Society and the Erie Community Library are hosting entertaining and informative programs that take us back in time and reveal remarkable stories about the people who settled in our region of Colorado. FDR and the New Deal in Colorado with historian and re-enactor Richard Marold Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 at the Erie Community Library About the events: …

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Isabella Bird featuring Lynne Swanson : 1st of the 2009 Local history Series

Mark your calendars. The first in a series of six evenings of history begins March 19th. Isabella Bird: A Chautauqua evening, celebrating Women’s History Month, featuring Lynne Swanson as the Englishwoman who explored around Long’s Peak in 1873 Sign up below. Admission is free. About the events: Share six evenings of history wtih the Erie Historical Society and the Erie …

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Anne Dyni coming to the Erie Community Library on Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Anne Dyni, Boulder County historian and author, will present historic images and captivating stories of the early Colorado pioneers who came here in covered wagons. Their stories will amaze and inspire you. Homesteading Along the Front Range November 12th   6:30pm Erie Community Library 400 Powers Street Erie, CO 80516 720-685-5200

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