Tours & Talks in 2018
January 24: Historic Larimer County president Ron Sladek gave a talk on the Power Plant Diversion Dam (AKA the Coy Diversion Ditch) in Fort Collins.
February 13: “The Wrecking Ball of Progress“, a documentary put together by Wayne Sundberg, local historian, was shown, followed by a question and answer period with Wayne Sundberg himself.
March 28 (Postponed till April 4th due to snow): “The story of Jacob and Elizabeth Flowers” was presented by Ron Sladek at the Bellvue Grange.
April 19: “The Greenest Building” documentary was shown at the Colorado Welcome Center. You can view the trailer for the move here: https://youtu.be/IyY4DnTapN4.
May 20: Annual Member Meeting and a Tour of Jefferson Street in downtown Fort Collins by Ron Sladek.
June 30: Ron Sladek led us on a Wellington Walking Tour providing the history of several of the oldest buildings in the town.
July 22: Tour of the Hydropower Plant and Museum in Estes Park.
August 26: Overview of the history of Red Feather Lake at the RFL library followed by a tour of the Robinson Cabin Museum. Lunch at the historic Trout Tavern.
September 22: The tee pee rings, Signature Rock and Devil’s Washboard on the Roberts Ranch.
October 13: Fort Collins River Crossings Tour – cancelled due to construction along the river.
November 17: Historic Loveland: Inside & Out — a tour of the First National Bank building, the Lovelander Hotel, and the Rialto theater.
December 8: Holy Places for the Holidays — a tour of three churches in downtown Fort Collins.