If you go to the Boulder Farmers Market on a Saturday in the summer, you will see that agriculture is thriving in Boulder County. Where did it all start? The evolution of agriculture in the Boulder Valley began almost immediately upon its settlement by miners decades ago. Irrigation: “A Constructed Oasis” Early westward explorers found
Check out these views from familiar roads and hikes around Boulder as far back as the 1800s.
In honor of the Fourth of July, we’re taking a look back at Boulder’s incredible parades of the past. While Boulder no longer celebrates Independence Day with a parade, for many years there was a large parade down Pearl Street. Thanks to our friends at the Museum of Boulder for sharing their archives with us!
Do you enjoy the Open Space and Mountain Parks land in and around Boulder? To celebrate Earth Day, we’re looking back at how this open space came to be with our partners at the Museum of Boulder. Boulder has historically been among the most progressive cities in addressing environmental concerns, and its citizens care deeply
For Women’s History Month, we are celebrating Boulder women who have made an impact on the world, with the help of our friends at the Museum of Boulder. We hope the glimpses into the lives of these unique women inspire further research and discovery. Alicia Sanchez | Community Health Leader Alicia Sanchez was a Latina
Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re celebrating this year by looking back at four power couples in Boulder’s history with our friends at the Museum of Boulder. While many couples have helped shape the Boulder community, these four couples are stand-outs for their contributions. 1. Eve Drewelowe and Jacob Van Ek Although Eve Drewelowe and Jacob Van
Boulder has a rich and exciting history that few who call Boulder home even know. Our partners at the Museum of Boulder share much of this history through their Boulder Experience exhibition. Before you check it out for yourself, how many of these Boulder facts and stats do you know? The first lots platted in
If you couldn’t join us for last month’s presentation by Megan Moriarty on the history of women’s suffrage in Colorado, you can read about it in this blog post brought to you by the Museum of Boulder. It may be hard to imagine a time when only men had the right to vote and women
Halloween is here, and it has us peeking into some of the more spooky tales in Boulder’s rich history. Haunted houses? A haunted creek? With the help of our friends at the Museum of Boulder and the book “Haunted Boulder,” read on for two particularly chilling takes from different periods of the past that still
Since Boulder was founded in 1871 much has changed, but you may be surpised by some buildings and locations that have changed very little since they were built. We’ve put historic photos of these recognizable Boulder locations side by side with a photo from September 2018. People often forget Pearl Street was a bustling road