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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.

The Sullivan House at 210 E. Elizabeth St.

The Sullivan House at 210 E. Elizabeth St.

Built around 1908  The  Sullivan House  210 East Elizabeth StreetTour this house during the historic homes tour on september 14th! There are many historic homes in Fort Collins that are private residences, so you only get a chance to see inside them if you live in...

The Klan in Northern Colorado, Part 7 — We Weren’t Immune

The Klan in Northern Colorado, Part 7 — We Weren’t Immune

The Klan in Northern Colorado,Part 7 — We Weren’t Immune by Meg Dunn | Jul 28, 2019 | Boulder, Cultural Character, Denver, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Greeley, Laporte / Bellvue, Loveland, Weld County | 0 commentsThe Ku Klux Klan had an unusually expansive influence...

How the Klan Took over Colorado Part 4 – Shrewd Planning, Crafted Messaging

How the Klan Took over Colorado Part 4 – Shrewd Planning, Crafted Messaging

How did the Klan grow so large in the 1920s in Colorado? Why did people that we otherwise might have thought of as fine Coloradans pull on the white robe and hood? How were some people convinced that fiery crosses were a symbol of family values? The answer is strategic marketing built on a foundation of fear.