Tag Archives: Cross Orchards Historic Site

Spring 2019 Volunteer Training

Be part of our team! Want to help at an event? Share your knowledge as a docent? Provide behind-the-scenes support? Get down and dirty in the garden or paleo digs? Our Spring 2019 Volunteer Training will get you started. Join Stephanie Lukowski, our Curator of Education and Volunteers; Julia McHugh, Curator of Paleontology; David Bailey, Curator of History; and Matt Darling, Curator of Cross Orchards for a short session.  

Digging up the past at Cross Orchards Historic Site

For the first time since the 1983 CAS (Colorado Archaeological Society) excavation of the bunkhouse, archaeological work is currently underway at Cross Orchards. With the help of CMU’s Assistant Professor of Archaeology, John Seebach, Ph.D., and his students, surveys are being done on two very intriguing areas on the site. The first part of the project was to investigate a mysterious structure on the far western side of the property. Historic aerial photographs of Cross … Read More