Category Archives: Colorado

The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge: An Urban Oasis Near Denver

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Located just 10 miles northeast of downtown Denver, the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a 15,000-acre tract of land that is a reminder of what the area used to be like before man left his mark.  It is … Continue reading

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A Dark Day in American History: The Sand Creek Massacre

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The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, in the southeast part of Colorado, will help visitors gain perspective on the events that happened here in late November, 1864. BACKGROUND OF THE TIME—In the mid-1860s, the Colorado Territory was growing and … Continue reading

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Top 5 Mountain Resorts in Colorado

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The Rocky Mountains divide the state of Colorado in half, with rolling endless rocky peaks to the west and plains and foothills to the east. The abundance of mountains and a long snowfall season at a mile above sea level … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, Kate At Colorado’s Candlight Dinner Playhouse

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Art mirrors life in Kiss Me, Kate. In 1935, America’s pre-eminent acting couple, Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne, were starring in The Taming of the Shrew on Broadway. They quarreled off- as well as on-stage, much to the amusement of … Continue reading

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Explore the World of Geocaching

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Are you saying to yourself, “Geocaching?  What on earth is that?” Most folks have never heard the term, so you are not alone. As explained on the activity’s website: “Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS (Global Positioning … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things to Do in Fort Collins

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A quaint college town with history and a plethora of things to do, Fort Collins, Colorado is a great place to visit for everyone. Whether you are into college sports, drinking beer, good food, or the outdoors, this amazing city … Continue reading

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A Journey of Discovery: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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In a small Colorado mountain cabin in 1869, Edwin Carter began to amass what would become one of the most extensive collections of Colorado fauna in existence. A museum was born when he offered to sell his entire collection to … Continue reading

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Jesters

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The Jesters Dinner Theatre in Longmont,  Colorado presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat from February 2 – April 8, 2018. Joseph is a light-hearted musical presentation of the Bible story of Joseph and his coat of many colors.   … Continue reading

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A Place to Remember: Granada Relocation Center National Historic Landmark—Granada, Colorado

When one thinks of the forced internments that took place during World War II, one thinks of Hitler’s Germany or Stalin’s Russia.  However, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt authorized the relocation of … Continue reading

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The White Hotel on a Hill: The Stanley in Estes Park, Colorado

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On a hilltop overlooking the Colorado town of Estes Park sits a red-roofed, white clapboard structure:  The Stanley Hotel.  Given that most resorts in the Rocky Mountains are fairly rustic in design, the Georgian Revival-style of The Stanley makes it … Continue reading

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