HISTORY: Marguerite Peoples ran the Lyons Cafe for 48 years,.. known as the Pie Place. PART 2 — recollecting the buildings and people of Lyons, from 1970 to 2006, and how things have changed …and Good Old Days beginnings, flood, schools and trains.
In 2017 the Lyons Redstone Museum was the recipient of three very faded black and white photographs with the date 1898== learn how the staff used technology and research to find out more about the weeklong camp in Meadow Park. ==celebrating MAY HISTORY MONTH in Lyons
LaVern Johnson tells her family history beginning with her great grandfather Reese’s family farm and its operations… her parents, siblings, husband, children and grandkids.
==How she met her husband, her first jobs, her ‘crusade’ list.
==written in 2014 at age 87
MAY is Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month
==free events, where the public and all historic and history preservation societies and organizations applaud the efforts of both individuals and groups who have preserved and reconstructed a historic house or commercial building, using “history preservation” guidelines in the past year.
==links to events across the state
HISTORY: Marguerite Peoples ran the Lyons Cafe for 48 years,.. known as the Pie Place. On this Mother’s Day week, we celebrate her as “the Mother Who Fed the Town”!
This is part of her journal in which she recalls the many people who were part of her cafe’s history over the decades.
She was honored as Boulder County Business Hall of Fame recipient in 2006.
Campaign to save Lyons Middle/High School.
In 1948 a wave came across the US to close ALL SMALL TOWN high schools and consolidate. This is the story of how Lyons citizens fought for decades to save their High School… and not have their children bussed to Longmont.
Also, the history of the school property and Lyons Valley Park that used to be farm land owned by LaVern Johnson’s family.
Women’s History Month
==Mary Cronin – hear the story of her goal to climb all 14ers 1921-1934
==How Women’s History Month got started
==Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (portraits of our high-achieving women)
Colorado has received two $50,000 grants to fund two African American projects.
==History Colorado will create an African American Heritage Trail across the state (based on oral histories to be collected)
==Black American West Museum and Heritage Center will expand its governance of the house of Dr. Justina Ford in the Five Points neighborhood.
February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH.
Six Museums in Colorado who tell the story of African Americans in our state.
==Lincoln Hills exhibit in Colorado History Museum
==Black American W Museum (Dearfield focus)
==Blair Caldwell Library
==Barney Ford House Museum (Breckenridge)
==Five Points Neighborhood
Stiles African American Heritage Center
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