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Free History Brown Bag Series: Cowboys and Trains


The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free 2019 History Brown Bag series held each month from January through October, noon to 1 p.m.  On Thursday, August 22 at noon, Greeley Museums Curator Scott Chartier will present “Cowboys and Trains,” about how the coming of trains impacted the west, including moving cattle and the impact on cowboys.  The presentation will be held in the Community Room at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street. It is free and open to the public and reservations are not required.

Following are the many offers a part of the 2019 History Brown Bag series.  All presentations will be held at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street, in the Community Room, unless otherwise noted. 

August 22       
Cowboys and Trains, Scott Chartier

September 26 
Teetotalers, Stuffed Shirts & Canoe Paddlers: Union Colony Letter Writers, Museum Manager Dan Perry

October 24     
History of the Colorado Railroad Museum and artifacts, Michelle Kempema; this presentation will be held at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum, 680 10th Street and will be free of charge.

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

Release Date:
Aug 16, 2019

For more information, media representatives should contact:

Elizabeth Kellums, Planner III – Historic Preservation
Community Development Department

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