For Immediate Release
For more information, media representatives should contact:
Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
Community Development Department
The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free 2017 History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month from January through October, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd. Jean Messinger, local author and historian, will kick off the 2017 100-year anniversary celebration of the Weld County Courthouse with a presentation entitled “Why a Courthouse Looks Like a Courthouse and Why a Church Looks Like a Church.” She will discuss governmental and religious architecture and how the historic architecture often reflects the values of the institution, such as stability, permanence, democracy, and refuge. 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 2017 History Brown Bag series. All presentations will be held at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street, in the Community Room, with the exception of the Wednesday, April 26th presentation on Hitler, His Art and the Nazi Views on Degenerative Art, which will be held in the basement meeting rooms 2 and 3 of the Greeley Senior Center, 1010 6th Street.
Why a Courthouse Looks Like a Courthouse, Jean Messinger
Lincoln Assassination Letter, Dean Moore
Wednesday, April 26
Hitler, His Art and the Nazi Views on Degenerative Art, Pamela Hewitt, at the Senior Center
Aims 50th Anniversary, Laura Coale
History and Architecture of Colorado Department of Transportation, CDOT, Jason Marmor
History of Alzheimer’s Disease, Kelly Osthoff
Greeley Water History, Dr. Michael Welsh
Young Chautauquans Perform, Young Chautauquans
How to Care for Your Photos, Heather Peterson
Custer and Manifest Destiny, Jim Vanek
Frances Wisebart Jacobs and United Way, Susan Malmstadt
For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 350-9222.