Western Fremont Historical Society

Preserving the history and heritage of the settlers of western Fremont County, Colorado.

Barnes City – Boom or Bust?

WFHS presentation by Barb Snyder of historic Barnes City, a mining community located near Coaldale.

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Calcite

WFHS tour of  Calcite, a CF&I limestone quarry town, established 1904 and abandoned in 1930

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July 4th – 2018

120th Birthday Celebration of the Howard Free Methodist Church building known affectionately as the “little white church.” This building now serves as the WFHS History Center.

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The Great War

Honoring the 100th anniversary of WWI. Program by Craig Leitner and Clyde Cremer with exhibits

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Witchers, Nesters, Miners & More

WFHS tour of county road and area leading to Nesterville, including both of T. Witcher’s homesteads, old post office, copper mining area and Ireland corral.

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Rails to Kilns Tour

WFHS tour of Pleasant Valley railroads and charcoal and limestone kilns.

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Pioneers to Plots

WFHS tour of Cotopaxi and San Isabel View (Hillside) Cemeteries.

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Recognitions

 

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Annual Meeting – 2019

Grange on the Range

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