Local History Series 2009 : Exploring our past
Share six evenings of history wtih the Erie Historical Society and the Erie Community Library. These entertaining and informative programs take us back in time and reveal remarkable stories about the people who settled in our region of Colorado.
Programs begin at 7:00pm and are held at the Erie Community Library.
March 19 Isabella Bird: A Chautauqua evening, celebrating Women’s History Month, featuring Lynne Swanson as the Englishwoman who explored around Long’s Peak in 1873
May 14 FDR and the New Deal in Colorado with historian and re-enactor Richard Marold
August 13 Colorado Landmarks Reborn with Colorado history professor, “Dr. Colorado” Tom Noel.
September 10 Back to Class: Pioneer Schools with Boulder County historian Anne Dyni
October 8 Searching for the Sand Creek Massacre site with historian Tom Meier
November 12 Someone’s Daughter: In Search of Justice for Jane Doe with author, columnist and historian Silvia Pettem
Sponsored by the Erie Community Library and the Erie Historical Society.
Contact Carol Taylor at the Erie Community Library 720-685-5224 or Sarah Wise at the Erie Historical Society.