Photo of kids in 1981, supporting Lyons Football; and some history, going back to 1909, of the Forsberg Family. Including Huss Grocery and Meat Market; Oxford Market; Lionscrest Manor, Baseline Industries.
Colorado Press Women celebrate 80 years, and honor LYONS RECORDER journalist Daisy Baber from the 1920-1940s. Learn about her history, and CPW.
==Info on the new Buell Public Media Center that now houses a dozen media groups, including 12 small town newspapers.
==Learn about the crumbling newspaper business
According to pastor Emily Hagan, “We know that historically in December of 1924, fifty members of the KKK came in full regalia to a funeral at our church. We’d love to have at least 50 people commit to anti-racist practice as a way of reclaiming the space for love.”
Billings Ranch –
(1.) The Billings Ranch has been around since the 1940s. A grant has been awarded to complete an intensive-level cultural survey, which includes going back to when Native Americans lived on the land. == (2.) Learn about the Billings family who first settled here in the 1800s.
Lyons is now CLG certified. One of the mechanisms for towns and cities to have more of a say in historic preservation efforts in their community is through the Certified Local Government (CLG) program. It is a partnership between federal, state, and local governments. Read about the benefits to businesses and residents with historic properties.
Food is common ground, something relatable to everyone on a basic level. Most of us have a memory about a loved one’s delicious cooking or helping a parent mix ingredients… History Colorado (museum) has a weekly digest & a cookbook that connects a recipe with a moment in Colorado’s history
It’s been 150 years since the Chicago-Colorado Colony founded the town of Longmont, and the Longmont Museum is commemorating the anniversary by opening – “Longmont 150.” The exhibit looks back on the forces that shaped Longmont’s past and the recurring themes that will define its future. / Opening Reception 8/6/21. / Old Time Bike Night Out.
Eric Kean and Sam Scruby of Main Street Brewery is celebrating the 140th anniversary of the sandstone building at the corner of Main Street and CO Highway 36/7, which has been operated by multiple owners, and in more recent decades, as a restaurant. LaVern Johnson, director of the Lyons Redstone Museum, spoke to gathered patrons of the new restaurant about the history of the place, from 1881 to 2021 (July)
Hear about the people and families who were honored as part of the traditional Lyons Good Old Days, by the Lyons Historical Society. July 2021.
Edward S. Lyon was an important part of Putnam, Connecticut’s early development. In October 1877, the beautiful hotel he was building across from the depot was almost finished… (read more; see photo)