Boulder’s Chautauqua History

Chautauqua is as iconic a Boulder monument to some as the Flatirons it sits below. Learn all about Boulder’s Chautauqua in our latest collaboration with the Museum of Boulder.  The Word “Chautauqua”  Chautauqua, like all of Boulder and Colorado, was once indigenous land. The tribes that traditionally occupied Boulder are Cheyenne, Ute and Arapaho. The word, […]

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Dive into Boulder’s Pool History

Boulderites have been cooling down at pools for decades, but do you know the history of all these watering holes? Check out these historic Boulder pool photos provided by our friends at Museum of Boulder and the Carnegie Library for Local History. Scott Carpenter Pool One of Boulder’s largest public pools is named after our […]

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Chautauqua Mesa ski area, 1949-1977

Museum of Boulder Celebrates 75 Years with New Exhibit

The Museum of Boulder’s Archive 75 will feature 75 artifacts and documents that help paint the picture of Boulder’s 150-year evolution from pioneer mining town to a bastion of liberal social causes and a global center for science, technology and outdoor recreation. This installation in the 2,600-square-foot main exhibit gallery on the first floor of the […]

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