Leonard was an involved citizen in the town of Lyons, serving as Marshall, postmaster, and as a volunteer fireman, and more. He died in an explosion at the age of 38. == read his history
Volunteers at Walker Ranch dress in 1880s period costume and learn fun living history demonstrations to share at special events and weekday school field trips
Altona School volunteers – located at Heil Valley Ranch.
Celebrated in NOVEMBER 2022
==Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area
== the “Lifting Voices from the Shadows” project records and archives the personal experiences of Northern Arapaho women, including their personal experiences with voting and contemporary issues.
==Repatriating Artifacts (stolen items returned)
==Ken Burn’s documentary on Holocaust
==Colorado RIVER Compact – 100th Anniversary (November 24)
==Cheers to Colorado Beers
==Sand Creek Massacre (November 19)
Learn about the development of the First Congregational Church in Lyons, from the early days of Edward Lyon in 1889, to the building of Rogers Hall, and its pastors, including Rev. Sam Tallent.
The extraordinary stone work has put it on the National Register of Historic Places.
Just for the fun of it, take a look at how the “center of population” has changed since 1790 to 2020 census,
and how Colorado fits into the report, and details on Lyons.
The Historic Park Theatre will screen Best Documentary Award-winner Ghosts of the West: The End of the Bonanza Trail, along with a presentation of the companion multimedia lecture, Ghost Towns of the American West. Both were shot on location in the ghost towns and mining camps of the Old West. Q&A sessions with writer-director will follow each program.
What was happening in Lyons 10 years ago. We take a look, as we celebrate our TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY under the direction of Kathleen Spring. = Part 4
==Pizza Bar, live band (23 String Band, KY)
==school field trip to museum
==Museum’s History Day Camp, summers
The Stone Cup “personal story” by Mindy Tallent…begins with: In September of 2004, Sam and I purchased the property and business … In all my wildest dreams I had never once imagined owning a small business, let alone a coffee shop! Our daughter Rachel began working for us and quickly became our lead barista and creative consultant. Our son Sam helped during the summers of 2006 and 2007. /continued/
What was happening in Lyons 10 years ago. We take a look, as we celebrate our TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY under the direction of Kathleen Spring. = Part 2
==Dave’s Diner (breakfast & hot dogs) next to Outlaw Saloon
==Devil’s Dash run
==Chamber welcomes new residents (then and now)
==Songbirds (KC Groves, Julie Adair, and others)