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2018 Free Walking Tour – 1960s Style – “Flower Power and Sit-ins: Greeley in the 1960s”


The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission  and the High Plains Chautauqua  invite the public to a pre-Chautauqua event at Hensel Phelps Theater in the Union Colony Civic Center 701 10th Avenue on Monday, July 30th at 6:30 p.m.  Don your 1960s apparel and join a 1960s style sit-in with Museum Curator Peggy Ford Waldo and Greeley Historic Preservation Specialist Betsy Kellums.  They will talk about various aspects of life in Greeley in the 1960s and look forward to seeing creative attire and hearing memories of those who would like to share!  No reservations are required.

The walking tours provide citizens with a chance to hear about and see interesting sites with historical, cultural and architectural significance to Greeley.  The 2018 walking tours will be held in various locations around town.  The remainder of the tour schedule for 2018 is as follows:

July 30           
Flower Power and Sit-Ins: Greeley in the 1960s; a pre-Chautauqua event ; Location: Hensel Phelps Theater, 651 10th Avenue, 6:30 p.m. This will be a “sit-in” in lieu of a walking tour, in keeping with the 1960s theme.  Come dressed in 1960s clothing.

August 20       
Trees and History at Linn Grove Cemetery , led by Shiloh Hatcher and David Naill (rescheduled from June) Starting location: Linn Grove Cemetery, 1700 Cedar Avenue, 6:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at or 970-350-9222. 

Release Date:
Jul 25, 2018

For more information, contact:

Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
Community Development Department

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