Fremont County

Italians in Fremont County

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Join us for a free program presented by Sons of Italy here at the museum at 612 Royal Gorge Blvd. this Saturday, October 14 at 2 pm! Sons of Italy in America is a non-profit organization established in 1905 to support Italian immigrants and now supports many national charitable groups. The Royal Gorge Lodge was […]

Fremont County

The Colfax Colony

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October 6 is German-American Day which celebrates German American heritage. The holiday was celebrated as early as 1883 in Philadelphia and similar celebrations developed in other areas of the country over time. The custom died out during World War I due to anti-German sentiment but was revived in 1983. Ronald Reagan proclaimed October 6 as […]

Fremont County

Happy Birthday Karol Smith!

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Fremont County has had its fair share of movies filmed here; not only the old silent westerns but also those filmed after 1958 at Buckskin Joe. In regards to many of the movies filmed at Buckskin Joe and the surrounding area, there’s someone who played an important role in bringing those films companies here. Karol […]

Fremont County

A Fowl Affair

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This Saturday is the unveiling of the new splash pad in Centennial Park. While the water will only be turned on for that one day between 1-4 pm before it’s turned off for fall, it will certainly be a nice addition to the park when the weather becomes warm again. It will be a great […]

Fremont County

McCandless and His Town

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This weekend is the “Florence Pioneer Days”, a celebration of Florence, Colorado’s pioneer history. It coincides with the incorporation of Florence as a town in Fremont County. Of course, there are some choices for a specific date when Florence was incorporated in 1887. Florence residents petitioned the Fremont County Court for incorporation August 11. The […]