Honoring Daisy Baber, Lyons journalist 1920s-40s; CPW 80 years; opening of Media Center
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Honoring Daisy Baber, Lyons journalist 1920s-40s; CPW 80 years; opening of Media Center

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

Billings Ranch, history, and Cultural Resource Survey Fieldwork to be done

Billings Ranch, history, and Cultural Resource Survey Fieldwork to be done

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.

What is a Certified Local Government, and how does it impact Lyons Historic Property owners?
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What is a Certified Local Government, and how does it impact Lyons Historic Property owners?

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.

Digest connects family recipes to history (History Colorado)

Digest connects family recipes to history (History Colorado)

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

Exhibit commemorates Longmont’s 150 year anniversary, opening reception 8/6

Exhibit commemorates Longmont’s 150 year anniversary, opening reception 8/6

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.

From 1881 McAllister Saloon to 2021 Main Street Brewery (history)

From 1881 McAllister Saloon to 2021 Main Street Brewery (history)

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)