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The Story of Emma Malaby

The Story of Emma Malaby

Passers-by on North Meldrum Street often see the “Emma Malaby Grocery” and they ask with interest who the person actually was whose name is on the front of this old building. Emma Alice Collamer Malaby was born on December 12, 1879 at the Collamer homestead near Ted’s...

The First Murder in Fort Collins

The First Murder in Fort Collins

The First Murder in Fort Collins Al Sherwood's DemiseThe First Murder in Fort Collins by Meg Dunn | Dec 24, 2020 | Fort Collins, Frontier Faces | 0 comments Albert Sherwood had just gotten off work at the Tedmon Hotel where he was a dishwasher. It was Christmas Eve,...

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 in Northern Colorado

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 in Northern Colorado

As the 1918 Influenza Pandemic swept through Northern Colorado, schools were shut down, churches stopped meeting, theaters were closed, and grocery shopping required calling in your order and picking it up at the door.