By Carrie Robertson William Dallas “Dall” DeWeese was a very talented man who pursued many interests. One of them was planting orchards and developing an irrigation system to bring water here in the Canon City area. He was born January 10, 1857 at Troy, Ohio and grew up on a farm. He left school at […]
Join us for our Open House this Thursday, March 1 from 6 PM – 8 PM to celebrate our 90th Birthday! Wander the museum, enjoy some cake, and learn the history of the building and museum. This event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you!
Do you know who we have to thank for the park at the Royal Gorge? I’ll give you a hint, he has a children’s toy named after him! That’s right, it’s Theodore Roosevelt! Today is his birthday so it seemed appropriate to talk about him and his connection with Cañon City and Fremont County. In […]