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)
Front page of the Lyons Recorder announcing the 4th of July contests and parade. Exciting day! year 1902.
Brief history of Town of Lyons. List of events for History Preservation Month. “Retrospective exhibit” at Denver museum. Student poster contest.
Obituary of Glenn Klepel – Glenn Klepel served as Trustee from 1992 thru 1996. In 1996 he was elected Mayor and served from April 1996 thru 1998.
He then was elected Trustee again in 2001 and served thru 2004. He worked and live din Lyons over 34 years, until his death.
This is an introduction to the Lyons Historic Preservation Commission. It lists their goals, including becoming “state qualified,” and getting grants; and doing a walking tour; and putting on a program for under-represented groups in Lyons history.
Learn about the (Lyons) “sandstone hogback” that starts at the Wyoming border, through Lyons, and on down thru Morrison.
Author Jane Valentine Barker passed away April 2020. This gives her history and a list of her historic books, and description. Incl. homes and famous women.