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of Western Montrose County COLORADO
ONE HUNDRED and FIFTY MILLION YEARS of HISTORY
Judy's Pics 148
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Judy's Pics 148
Latest museum accession. "Ignorance was painful."
50 YEAR HIGHLIGHTS
RHS founded July 25, 1966
Incorporated May, 1974
February 1978, moved the Naturita School House to present site
May 31, 1980, Old Schoolhouse/Museum Grand Opening
1994, added Uravan to State Register of Historic Places; raising over $225,000 for preservation and winning the Stephen Hart Award for this work
1994, granted Colorado Historical Society award for Oral History Project
2012, leader in creating MCHLAB
2015, History Colorado HSA grant for Vestal House preservation
Current museum collection contains over : 1,700 artifacts, 3,000 photographs, 75 oral history interviews, 5,000 misc. records
2017 Received Historic Mining Association's Beselme-Orrelle award
Naturita, Payson Cabin. C. 1881
Colorado Cooperative Company String Town Ditch Camp.
Bedrock Store. 1912
Nucla July 4th, 1915 Car Race.
Vestal House in back.
Paradox Post Office. 1912
of Western Montrose County
PROMOTING AWARENESS, UNDERSTANDING, APPRECIATION, and PRESERVATION of our area's
PAST and PRESENT.
RIMROCKER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
P.O BOX 913
NUCLA, COLORADO 81424
RIMROCKER MUSEUM AND OFFICE
470 Main St
Located off the Scenic & Historic
INFORMATIVE URAVAN BROCHURE
The Town That Was
NEW BOOK IN THE STORE
The Rimrocker Historical Society of Western Montrose County is honored to be able to offer this limited edition book, Unaweep to Uravan, written by James Keener and Christine Bebee Keener. The Keener's have given the Rimrockers permission to sell the remainder of their books. We greatly appreciate their generosity for allowing the proceeds from the sale of these great little books to go to the Rimrockers. The Keeners retain all copyrights to their book. Once these are gone they will not be available again. Buy now!
CHECK OUT THE STORE PAGES FOR MORE GREAT BOOKS THAT CHRONICLE THE UNIQUE HISTORY OF WESTERN COLORADO.
Thank you for your support! We appreciate your donations which help us keep the society moving forward! We have a lot of new and exciting things coming your way in 2021! Stay tuned!!!!!!
Brochures Free with store purchase.
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