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‘Star Spangled Quilts’ on display

‘Star Spangled Quilts’ on display

By Shari Pierce Special to The PREVIEW Our town’s water needs were served in years past by the water plant that is now a part of the historical society museum.…

Pagosa: an interesting stopover for miners and adventurers

Pagosa: an interesting stopover for miners and adventurers

By the early 1870s, Pagosa Springs was an interesting stopover for miners and adventurers on their way to the gold fields in the higher San Juan Mountains. Pagosa Springs was…

Grant roundtable set for tomorrow

By Margaret Gallegos Special to The PREVIEW Love a historic property? Need a grant to help preserve it? Join outreach specialists from the History Colorado State Historical Fund at the Pagosa…

Wagon train passes through before town formed

Wagon train passes through before town formed

One of the earliest parties passing through Pagosa Springs before the town formed was the 1861 wagon train led by Thomas Pollock. Constructed in Denver, the wagon train plodded mile…

Kids’ genealogy workshop offered

By Mary Riethmiller Special to The PREVIEW A kids’ genealogy workshop will be presented free of charge by the Archuleta County Genealogical Society for those fifth grade and above Saturday,…

Community roundtable will outline grant availability

By Margaret Gallegos Special to The SUN The State Historical Fund (SHF) supports community heritage through tangible and highly visible historic preservation projects for direct and demonstrable public benefit. Since…

Historic Debs School to host open house

By Jean Taylor Special to The PREVIEW Hinsdale County will have an open house at the historic Debs School on June 11. Come out and visit the old school house,…

Story of gold spread like wildfire

Story of gold spread like wildfire

Apparently, Albert Pfeiffer, the guide for Capt. John N. Macomb’s 1859 exploratory journey through southwestern Colorado, spread the story that gold could be found in the San Juan Mountains. Like…

Take a walk through historic Pagosa Springs

By Margaret Gallegos Special to The PREVIEW “Take a Walk with Us” through the historic town of Pagosa Springs on Sunday, May 18. Community members Twila Brown and Judy James…

Gold was found in the San Juans

Gold was found in the San Juans

Last week, we introduced Capt. John M. Macomb, the army’s chief topographical engineer in New Mexico, who was in command of an 1859 expedition tasked with exploring the eastern portion…