City of Greeley News Updates

2018 Free History Brown Bag Series

Release Date:
Jan 18, 2018
For Immediate Release
For more information, media representatives should contact:
Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
Community Development Department

The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission kicks off the free 2018 History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month from January through October, noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 25th

Dean Curtis, a Greeley resident since 2000 and a retired 42-year veteran of the oil and natural gas industry, presents “The Boston Tea Party of 1773”.  Mr. Curtis will discuss the public sentiment at this time in history, the growing animosity between the American Patriots and the British government, the events leading to the destruction of the tea, and how the Boston Tea Party played a key role in igniting the American Revolution.  The presentation will be held in the Community Room at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street.

Following are the many offers a part of the 2018 History Brown Bag series.  All presentations will be held at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street, in the Community Room.

January 25                  
The Boston Tea Party of 1773, Dean Curtis

February 22                
Colorado’s Deadliest Floods, Darla Sue Dollman

March 22                    
Dent Site, Bob Brunswig

April 26                      
WWII and Holocaust Awareness, TBD

May 24                       
Endangered Places Program in Colorado, Kim Grant

June 28                       
George Houston, Early Greeley and Entertainment and Meeker’s Influence, Kenneth Jones

July 26                       
Young Chautauquans Perform, Young Chautauquans

August 23                   
Colorado’s Midcentury Schools, Angela Smelker

September 27             
Jewish Community of Atwood, Nomi Johnson

October 25                 
America’s Greatest Battle, Ron Edgerton

For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at or 350-9222.


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