2nd Sunday History Series: Voices from the Archive

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2nd Sunday History Series: Voices from the Archive

October 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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

$3 – $5

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 florencehistoricalarchive@gmail.com, 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


October 10, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$3 – $5
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Florence Historical Archive


The Bell Tower Cultural Center
201 East 2nd Street
Florence, Colorado 81226
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