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Hank Alderfer’s Yesteryear

Yesteryear: Tales from Colorado Front Range Mountain Communities by Hank Alderfer, with Barbie Alderfer Last night, November 30, 2016, marked the first appearance of Hank Alderfer’s long-awaited memoir of life in the Jeffco foothills in and around and beyond Evergreen. … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Chief Colorow

Chief Colorow was adopted and raised by the Muwache Utes, but was born a Comanche. As an adult, Colorow stood six feet tall and was adept at horse trading. He knew the Spanish and was acquainted with the mountain fur … Continue reading

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Jeffco Students Helping History

We suspect everyone is thinking about history this week, thanks to Jeffco high school students (and teachers) across the county who have been protesting a proposal for changes in the Advanced Placement history curriculum (APUSH). They’ve helped raise everyone’s awareness, … Continue reading

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Historically Jeffco magazine 2014

Last year’s magazine, which is now online, featured several articles on central Jeffco’s historic quarries. We covered only a fraction of the resources and hope to have more stories of our rich mineral extraction history online here in the coming … Continue reading

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Historically Jeffco Online

We are in the process of making electronic versions of past issues of Historically Jeffco magazine available online in PDF format. To see current inventory, please visit our new index page. The 2012 issue and our 2011 Sesquicentennial issue are … Continue reading

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2012 Historically Jeffco now available

Magazines are being distributed to historical societies and their members now. Please contact your local historical society to obtain a copy, or call Jo Blakey at 303.271.8708. You may also purchase back issues by contacting Jo. If you are not … Continue reading

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Coming soon: 2012 Historically Jeffco magazine

The 2012 issue of Historically Jeffco is now at the printer’s. It will be available at your local historical society sometime in November, and we expect to have the electronic version posted online here by February 2013. Announcing Hall of … Continue reading

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