Museum's Brown Bag Lecture Series brings local history to life
Thursday, July 7, 2011
- July 15: Jim Crawford discusses Steamboat Springs’ founding father with “James H. Crawford: Military Man, Town Founder, Politician and So Much More.”
- July 22: Local historian and rancher Jim Stanko discusses “Cemetery History and Pioneer Tales.” This presentation will take place at Steamboat Springs Cemetery.
- July 29: Mountaineering pioneer Bob Beverly shares his experiences with “Early-day Hiking and Climbing in the Zirkel-Dome Wilderness.”
- Aug. 5: A panel of locals discusses the Tread of Pioneers Museum’s newest exhibit — “Sign of the Times: The 1960s.”
- Aug. 12: Laurel Watson, curator of the Hayden Heritage Center, presents “The Foundation of Quarter Horses in Northwestern Colorado.”
- Aug. 19: Cheri Brunner Daschle brings her family research and history to light in “The Brunner Family of Chokecherry Lane.”
- Aug. 26: The Brown Bag Lecture Series steps outside for a free Windy Ridge archaeology hike from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The hike will be led by Yampatika and U.S. Forest Service officials. Register by calling 871-9151.
- Sept. 2: Arianthe Stettner discusses one of Steamboat Springs’ favorite writers, John R. Burroughs, in “Books, Buildings and Burroughs.”