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Oral History Program – August

To be arranged. Please note: This is an evening program. We will be holding our summer Oral History programs in the evenings – June, July, and August. This program is jointly sponsored by the Mesa County Libraries, Mesa County Historical Society, and the Museums of Western Colorado. It is free and open to the public. For more information on our Oral History Program, please visit here.

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