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2nd Sunday History Series: Voices from the Archive
September 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on August 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm
One event on September 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm
One event on October 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm
One event on November 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Join the Florence Historical Archive at the Bell Tower on the 2nd Sundays from July – November, 2021 starting at 3:00 PM. Refreshments will be available following the program.
Introductory material to each event by Martie LaCasse. Archive History by Melvena Benham will conclude each program. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 719-429-2626.
Admission is $3 for Bell Tower Members and $5 for Non-Members. Proceeds benefit the Bell Tower and the Archive.
Part I – July 11th
Earliest Residents and the Hardscrabble Settlement by Sylvia Andrews
Immigration Patterns to Colorado and Fremont County by Martie LaCasse
Part II – August 8th
Innovative Farmer, Jesse Frazer, and his original Abstract by Dorothy Cool (1859-80)
The Weight of Water; Ditch Development and its Pioneers Including DeWeese-Dye Ditch by Reta Brunner
Part III – September 12th
The Reminisces and Legacy of Edwin Biehl Lobach by Margaret Storm
Early Land Claims from 1862 Forward Herrington, May, McCandless, McComber, Musser, Rockafellow, Tanner, Toof by Melvena Benham, Deyon Boughton, Dorothy Cool, Martie LaCasse
Part IV – October 10th
Yugoslavian, and other Eastern European Groups and their Cultures by Sylvia Andrews
Family Truck Farms of Brewster by Martie LaCasse
How the Village was Formed; a Jigsaw Puzzle Map Displayed and Designed by Millie Wintz
Part V – November 14th
The Business that Jack Built; The Jack Family and their Florence Businesses by Melvena Benham
Concrete and Lower Beaver Creek by Dorothy Cool