Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About USCO

  • Rank

Profile Information

  • Gender
  1. In the summer of 1973, Pam Foster and Betty and Bill Caswell as newly arrived members of the Grand Lake community and members of a Chamber of Commerce committee studying Grand Lake assets, felt the city’s historic background should be preserved. Subsequently the Grand Lake Area Historical Society was organized. Patience Kemp and Dorothy Howard conferred in Denver with the chairman of the State Historical Department on the procedure to be followed to make the society official. Deadlines were met and by the end of 1973 the Grand Lake Area Historical Society was official. http://grand
  2. The Frontier Historical Society depends, in large part, on sponsorship to continue the work of preserving the history of Glenwood Springs. http://www.glenwoodhistory.com/ View full record
  3. We're happy to check what we have for any names that people might be researching. If we have a general idea of the date we're also happy to check through the newspapers for any articles if we have the edition of the paper. Appointments are required for anyone wanting to do more than check the name files at the museum. Anyone with questions can call 303-582-5283 or email us at gilpinhistory@live.com. http://gilpinhistory.org/ 228 E. 1st High St. (PO Box 247) Central City, CO 80427-0247 303-582-5283 gilpinhistory@live.com View full record
  4. Erie is located in both Boulder and Weld Counties. The Erie Historical Society was founded in 1984 to preserve Erie, Colorado’s history. We honor those hard working pioneers who mined the coal, worked the fields and ran the railroads, as well as the pioneer women who raised the families and educated the children. http://eriehistoricalsociety.org/ View full record
  5. In 1976 a group of citizens who recognized the historical significance and unique culture of Old Colorado City founded the Old Colorado City Historical Society. The Society seeks to maintain the memory of (1) early El Paso County - which included Teller County until 1901, (2) the original Colorado City which existed from 1859 until 1917 - essentially between today's West 20th and 32d streets Colorado Avenue and south of Fountain Creek, including the Midland Area, and (3) the entire Colorado Springs Westside since annexation in 1917. The All Volunteer (no paid staff) Society exists t
  6. Founded in 1973, Jefferson County Historical Society's (JCHS) first major effort was to successfully persuade Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) to purchase the structures now known as Hiwan Homestead Museum. JCOS and JCHS currently maintain a cooperative relationship that preserves the historical structures while serving to display and interpret JCHS's local Colorado collection. Hiwan Homestead Museum was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and now features a significant Native American arts collection. The mission of JCHS is to protect, preserve and promote the history
  7. The San Juan County Historical Society (SJCHS) was established in 1964 as a Non-profit 501©(3) Colorado Corporation for preserving the history of San Juan County, Colorado. Our mining heritage has been the heart of San Juan County's development. Many service industries were instrumental in the success of the mining industry including the railroad for transportation of the ores, Otto Mears toll road system, the mining of precious metals (from numerous mines, the mills and smelters, boarding houses) and the support towns that followed the big strikes, which provided employment, supplie
  8. In April 1974, six women from the local DAR Chapter met in Fort Collins to discuss the formation of a genealogy society. In May, Articles of Incorporation were formulated and the Larimer County Genealogical Society was born. The society consisted of 38 charter members. http://www.lcgsco.org/ Purpose Our Society’s members are united by a driving passion for genealogy, a desire to learn, and to share their knowledge with others, thus our mission statement is simple: Research – Learning – Fellowship! Our society is a non-profit 501©(3) organization, and our major goals are: p
  9. To Promote interest in genealogy; to encourage and instruct in the art and practice of genealogical research http://www.mesadwellers.org/ View full record
  10. Founded in 1994, the Mountain Genealogists Society is located in Evergreen, Colorado, and serves a membership living around the greater Evergreen and Conifer area. The Society meets on the second Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., January through June and September through November at Church of the Hills in Evergreen, CO. http://www.mountaingenealogists.org/ View full record
  11. Welcome to the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society. We are located in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, at the foot of beautiful Pikes Peak. Our mission is to preserve family history by indexing records; support research with free classes, lectures and one-on-one help; and contribute to public genealogy causes. While we support genealogical research throughout Colorado, we have a special focus on El Paso and Teller counties including the towns of Manitou Springs, Fountain, Monument, Calhan, Peyton, Yoder, and other rural communities. http://www.ppgs.org/ View full record
  12. The public is invited to all our membership meetings and programs. Now is the time to get started with your genealogy! http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cowcgs/ View full record
  13. 2nd Saturday of each month (except December will be the 1st Saturday) Business Meeting: 1:30pm - 2pm Speaker: 2pm - 3:30pm The group offers an opportunity to gather with other genealogy buffs for information gathering, resource sharing, research tips, refreshments and camaraderie. For more information, please contact us. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copgs/ View full record
  14. To promote and encourage an interest in genealogy, and to educate members and the interested public in genealogical research. To maintain and elevate genealogical standards; to stress the importance of accuracy in research through careful documentation. To locate, preserve, publish and index public and private genealogical / historical records. To assist and support any genealogical institutions or repositories in Colorado which are open to the public. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~colgs/ View full record
  15. Visitors are always welcome at Columbine! Come to a meeting, tell us your stories, and meet some friendly genealogy folks. Find a common ancestor or cousin. Our pedigree charts are often on display at meetings so you can check who else might be researching your family history. Look around our website where you will find out about our upcoming meetings and what activities our members enjoy. Browse through some of our old newsletters and take a look at our bookstore page. Finally, read a brief page from our history where you will discover some of our accomplishments. http://www.co
  • Create New...