HISTORY

William Dickens Longmont House
The Oldest Unsolved Murder In Boulder Was Probably Solved A Century Ago
In 1914 a wealthy Boulder businessman was gunned down in his home. Detectives likely nabbed the greedy man who did it, but the case remains unsolved.
Orchard of young peach trees in Palisade, Colorado
Exploring The Roots Of Colorado's Culture Capitals
From "Peach Capital of Colorado" to "Celery Capital of the World," Colorado towns have earned a number of unique nicknames over the years. Many have fascinating roots.
Historic photo of gold prospector at his Pikes Peak cabin
May In Colorado History
Clear Creek gold discovery ignites “Gregory Fever," Boulder decimated by flood, Elitch Zoological Gardens opens, construction begins on Denver Ordnances Plant.
Headshot of Rufus "Potato" Clark
Meet The Whale-Hunting, Gold-Mining Potato King Of Colorado
From hunting whales to mining gold to cultivating potatoes, the "Potato King of Colorado" is a storied character from Colorado history.
"Wheel With Wooden Tools" by Rod Rosebrook (1977)
How Colorado Folk Artist Rod Rosebrook Became An Unlikely Sensation
When Colorado-born buckaroo and blacksmith Rod Rosebrook turned tools from his barn into works of art, galleries, museums, and folk art collectors were enthralled.
Magellan T Bear (NASA)
Rural Colorado Kids Sent The First Teddy Bear Into Space
The charming story of how students and faculty from Elk Creek Elementary School in rural Pine, Colorado, partnered with NASA to send "Magellan T. Bear" on an epic space mission.
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