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Exploring the stories that have shaped Northern Colorado.

Doug Ernest – Friend of Preservation 2018

Doug Ernest – Friend of Preservation 2018

Doug Ernest has the mind of a librarian and the heart of a historian. He is a careful researcher — methodical, consistent, and thorough. He enjoys sinking deeply into the details and stories of history, collecting the data points and putting them together into a bigger picture that fits wider themes and patterns.

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Ginger and Baker – Friends of Preservation 2018

Ginger and Baker – Friends of Preservation 2018

There is now a sense of wonder and contentment in this building now. The precious way the materials in this historic building have been treated breathes out onto everyone inside. And that care that the Grahams took in honoring this piece of history has given it wings that will carry it forward into our future.

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Iceless Refrigerator

Iceless Refrigerator

This has been the summer of appliance troubles in our household. Our whole house fan went kaput (back when we were hitting over 90 degrees every day and really needed it!), our water heater decided we needed more cold showers, and now our fridge has decided that cold...

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The Abbey of Saint Walburga

The Abbey of Saint Walburga

In 1997, the Abbey of St. Walburga moved from the Boulder area to Virginia Dale and in doing so created a haven of contemplation and reflection for the residents of northern Colorado. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Abbey houses Benedictine nuns...

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