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She Will Not Be Silenced Window Exhibit

Window Exhibit She Will Not Be Silenced: Celebrating 100 Years of the Female Vote December 12, 2019 - January 31, 2020 Throughout the fall semester of 2019, we, a cohort of students in the History Department at Western Colorado University have been working on a project to expose the history behind women’s suffrage in the…
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The Life of An Artifact

What happens to an item in the collections? When historic items walk through the door, museum staff always gets excited. It means we are going to hear new stories and learn more about our local history. The donor will meet with the curator and share what they know about the item. It is accepted into…
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Stephen H. Hart Award for Historic Preservation

The Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum is excited to announce that executive director Shelley Popke, architect Jessica Reske, and general contractor Kevin Donovan are receiving a 2020 Stephen H. Hart Award for Historic Preservation for their work preserving our home, affectionately known as Tony’s Conoco. The Hart Awards, named after Colorado’s first State Historic Preservation…
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Completion of the Preserve Tony’s Campaign

The Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum is excited to announce that we have reached our $550,000 Preserve Tony’s campaign goal! Thanks to the generosity of many individuals, businesses, the Town of Crested Butte, and two History Colorado—State Historical Fund grants, we have completed our two-phased building rehabilitation project. Tony’s Conoco now has: A new roof…
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