Magellan T. Bear in his official spacesuit
Rural Colorado Kids Sent The First Teddy Bear Into Space
In 1995, students at the small Elk Creek Elementary School in rural Pine, Colorado partnered with NASA to send the first teddy bear into space.
Original Broadmoor Casino in Colorado Springs
July In Colorado History
Colorado experiences Great Eclipse of 1878, ultrarunners compete in inaugural Hardrock 100 Endurance Run, Broadmoor Casino opens in Colorado Springs.
Pea Green Store in Pea Green Corner, Colorado
Pea Green Corner Was Named After A Bucket Of Green Paint
Welcome to Pea Green Corner, a sleepy agricultural community in southwestern Colorado named after a bucket of government-issued green paint.
Durango & Silverton Train in Colorado
June In Colorado History
Official flag of Colorado is adopted, Crystal City is incorporated, Golden votes to save historic Astor House, Silverton residents hear first train whistle from Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
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.
Rufus Clark, Potato King of Colorado
Meet The Original "Potato King of Colorado"
Meet Rufus "Potato" Clark, Colorado's first potato farming magnate and early benefactor of the University of Denver.