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Colorado
Platteville
Fort Vasquez Museum
13412 US Highway 85
Platteville CO 80651
Phone 970 785-2832
Web Site http://www.coloradohistory.org/hist_sites/ft_vasquez/ft_vasquez.htm
Alt Web http://www.hollyhockfarms.com/COWELD/communities/vasquezt.htm
Description Depression-era reconstruction of earlier adobe fort now holds visitor center, interprets fur trading era
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Fort
Industry /Profession Fur Trading
Era 1835
Owner/Operator: Colorado Historical Society

Pueblo
El Pueblo History Museum
119 Central Plaza
Pueblo CO 81003
Phone 719 583-0453
Web Site http://www.coloradohistory.org/hist_sites/Pueblo/Pueblo.htm
Description focus on Spanish/Mexican settlement, collections span archaeology to 1900
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Group Identity Spanish
Owner/Operator: Colorado Historical Society
Last changed: 02/17/2003

Colorado
Pueblo County Historical Society Museum
217 South Grand Avenue
Pueblo CO 81003
Phone 719 543-6772
Web Site  www.pueblohistory.org
Description local history with extensive saddle collection, railroading memorabilia, Vail Hotel exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection N-Z Saddles
Research /Reading Library

Pueblo
Sangre de Cristo Arts, Conference, & Children
210 North Santa Fe Avenue
Pueblo CO 81003
Phone
719 543-0130
Web Site
http://www.sdc-arts.org/
Description
Southwestern art of 19th & 20th centuries, Buell Children's museum, galleries, performing arts,
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Children
Kind of Activity
Performance
Era
19th-20th
New or Updated: 04/13/2003

Colorado
Rifle
Rifle Creek Museum
337 East Avenue
Rifle CO 81650
Phone 970 625-4862
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.colorado.com/activities/city.asp?c=147
Description local memorabilia in former city hall with themed rooms, located in major outdoor recreation area
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type City Hall
New or Updated: 04/15/2003

Colorado
Rocky Ford
Rocky Ford Historical Museum
1005 Sycamore Avenue
Rocky Ford CO
Phone
719 254-6737
Web Site http://www.curmudgeon.org/rfmuseum/museum1.html
Description located in former Carnegie Library; Arkansas Valley Fair, Watermelon Day, sugar and honey industries, local archaeology
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Era 1908

 

 

 

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