Exhibit On Passenger Pigeon

2014 marks the 100th year since the extinction of the passenger pigeon, one of the most abundant bird species in North America. This bird, which once flew in flocks so large that the sky would be blacked out, was officially declared extinct in 1914 with the passing of Martha, a passenger pigeon at

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Boulder County’s National Register Of Historic Places

Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

Boulder County lists many properties on the National Register of Historic Places. Maybe you’ve seen them. If not, here are a few you might view.

LYONS
Built in 1894-5, the Old Stone Congregational Church (First Congregational Church of Lyons) on the corner of 4th and High Streets received historic designation in 1976. Construction consisted of locally

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Preserving History

To quote a line from the movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, “This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” And one of the legends around Lyons is that the bullet hole in

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The Myth Of Safe Withdrawal Rates

By Doug Carey

What do retirees in 1921, 1966, and 2010 have in common? Very little of course, yet many financial advisors are still using ideas from 1921 to plan retirement today.

The truth is these dates weren’t chosen at random: One had the highest safe withdrawal rate in

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Campers Experience What It Was Like Being A Pioneer

By Kathleen Spring
Why did families living in Lyons in the fall of 2013 feel like families living in Lyons in 1860? This year’s Lyons History Camp attendees can explain that both families went without electricity, they had to cook over a fire, there was no heat, and they had to poop outdoors! Yes, reading from the journals of settlers

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About Town - August 28, 2014

Here it is nearly the first of September. We should have some nice fall weather, with changing leaves. There will be lots of cars going to Rocky Mountain Park, especially if Highway 36 gets open. Otherwise,

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Poetry Corner - August 21, 2014

Skyward Bound
By Alexa DiSalvo

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