Fremont County

What A Guy!

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There are quite a few things we have here in Fremont County that we should thank Guy U. Hardy for: the Royal Gorge Park, Red Canyon Park, Temple Canyon, and the Cañon City Daily Record. He arrived in Cañon City in 1894 and immediately threw himself into the community. Guy Urban Hardy was born April […]

Museum Blog

The Sugar Bowl

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For anyone who has visited our museum, you may have seen a small model of the Sugar Bowl Malt and Sandwich Shop made by Wilma Goding Perrino in 1993. The Sugar Bowl was an eating and recreation parlor at the corner of 13th and Main in Cañon City. It was built by Clem Lovisone in […]

Fremont County

Fields of Tulips

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When you think of tulips, where does your mind go? Most people would say the Netherlands. As one of the largest exporters of tulips that’s a logical conclusion. According to the Amsterdam Tulip Museum, in 2014, two billion tulips were exported worldwide. Festivals for the famous flower are hosted each year and a variety of […]

Anson Rudd

A Bountiful Banquet

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This menu from the archives of the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center features cuisines and ingredients that were both local to Cañon City and from elsewhere, likely imported by train. It was a perfect companion to the opening of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad (AT&SF) station in Cañon City on January […]

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Spring Cleaning

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As spring draws near so does the season of yard sales. So here at the museum we have a request! If you have any clothes from bygone years, please keep donating to us in mind. As with most museums, we have many beautiful fancy clothes such as wedding dresses and uniforms. What we DON’T have […]