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Browns Canyon Bridge, also known as Stone Bridge, was officially nominated to the State of Colorado and National Registers of Historic Places. A plaque noting this designation was recently installed and the Chaffee County Heritage Area would like to share this exciting news with the community.
On Monday, May 13 at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the Chaffee County Courthouse in Salida, FRRA will present to the County Commissioners on the accomplishments of the survey.
Buena Vista Heritage presents “Riders on the Orphan Train” on Sunday, August 5 at 3:00 PM. The program will be at the Buena Vista Heritage Museum, 506 East Main.
The one-hour multi-media presentation tells the story of the 250,000 orphans and unwanted children who, between 1854 to 1929, were put on trains in New York, sent all over the United States, and given away.
GARNA presents a historic walk through St Elmo and a hike along Twin Lakes Reservoir to Interlaken.
The Farm Bill, an important piece of legislation that affects us in many ways.
Did you ever wonder how the rivalry started between the north and south ends of Chaffee County? It wasn’t without a fight that Granite gave up the county records to Buena Vista in 1880 and bad feeling erupted again 1928 when voters approved moving the records to the new County Seat in Salida.
More in trains? People can’t stop thinking about how cool it would be to have a train running through the valley.
Many whom I meet are seeking that which seems lost. That intimate part of our soul that tells us that the world is out of balance within us and around us. I call this missing piece our indigenous soul.
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, paid a campaign visit to Salida September 27, 1900, as governor of New York seeking the vice presidency to which he was elected about two months later. September 25, 2010 two days short of 110 years later “Roosevelt” will return to visit with Salidans
The deadline the City of Salida set for the current owner of the Unique Theater to correct violations for health and safety is this Monday, August 30.
After Monday the Salida City Council will have to decide whether to spend City money on one of the following alternatives:
An alternative scenario is needed that would provide for stabilizing the entire building and addressing the maintenance code issues, to see how it would measure up against the existing demolition estimates.
No specific training is necessary, you just need a vehicle, a digital camera, and an interest in documenting the history of our County for the education and enjoyment of our citizens.
FIBArk’s 62nd year continues the rich and fascinating history of the whitewater festival. Whether the idea started as a result of idle talk over coffee by a group of Salida businessmen, or as a dare for bragging rights by boaters over beer, word of the Arkansas River Race challenge went mouth to mouth and people became interested.
According to his attorney, the owner has said he will demolish the building. The building is for sale, and the owner will consider offers.
This has been an exciting year for the Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center. Donated by Dr. Wendell Hutchinson, this 1860s homestead site will become a museum that celebrates the history of high country ranching and a facility that fosters agricultural education.
Thanks to Shawn and Dina for buying this year’s FIBArk poster.
Exactly what a conservation easement is, and what it does, still seems to be a matter of some confusion and misinformation to many.
The Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas reached two milestones recently in the hiring of its first executive director and the completion of a 3600 acre conservation easement in Lake County.
Minutes of Historic Salida Inc., Nov. 21, 2008 at United Methodist Church.