One City, One Community

A new exhibit that seeks to place visitors in the shoes of a refugee or immigrant through narrative, artifacts and experiences.

Jan. 10, 2018-March 3, 2019
Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St.

H2O Today

Organized by the Smithsonian Institute, “H2O Today” explores the beauty and essential nature of water, the planet’s lifeblood.

Ends May 20, 2018
Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St.

Meeker Home Tours

Call 970-350-9220 today to schedule a tour through the Meeker Home Museum.

Meeker Home Museum, 1324 9th Ave.

Weld on the Web

The Greeley History Museum and district library recently launched a new online historic photo database.

Greeley History Museum 714 8th St.

New Exhibit Features Local Refugee and Immigrant Experiences

FOR RELEASE: A refugee is defined as a person with a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, who is outside the country of their nationality and is unable to return to...

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2017 Homesteader’s Holiday Scheduled at Centennial Village

FOR RELEASE: ‘Tis the season to tour festively decorated historical homes and enjoy various activities during Homesteader’s Holiday at Centennial Village Museum, Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit with Santa, dip an old-fashioned candle, make holiday crafts,...

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Holiday Open House Planned for Nov. 25

FOR RELEASE: The Greeley History Museum hosts a free admission day, Saturday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., during its annual holiday open house. The event is held in conjunction with the Downtown Development Authority’s open house. During the free day, visitors can...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
22
Thu
12:00 pm History Brown Bag: Colorado’s De... @ Greeley History Museum
History Brown Bag: Colorado’s De... @ Greeley History Museum
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
History Brown Bag: Colorado's Deadliest Floods @ Greeley History Museum | Greeley | Colorado | United States
On Thursday, Feb. 22, at noon, Darla Sue Dollman will present “Colorado’s Deadliest Floods” as part of the Historic Preservation Program’s History Brown Bag Series. History Brown Bags are free afternoon events that aim to[...]
Mar
22
Thu
12:00 pm History Brown Bag: Dent Site @ Greeley History Museum
History Brown Bag: Dent Site @ Greeley History Museum
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
History Brown Bag: Dent Site @ Greeley History Museum | Baraboo | Wisconsin | United States
On Thursday, March 22, at noon, Bob Brunswig will present “Dent Site” as part of the Historic Preservation Program’s History Brown Bag Series. History Brown Bags are free afternoon events that aim to provide cultural and[...]
Apr
1
Sun
all-day Easter Holiday Closure @ Greeley History Museum
Easter Holiday Closure @ Greeley History Museum
Apr 1 all-day
The Greeley History Museum is closed in observance of the Easter holiday.

As the 1930s progressed, the Great Depression worsened and years of drought and windstorms took their toll on Dearfield’s farmers. By 1940, only 12 people remained in residence in Dearfield. O.T. Jackson offered Dearfield as an internment camp for Japanese prisoners of war during World War II, but was turned down. His niece, Jenny Jackson, pictured below, helped manage Jackson’s business and cared for O.T. in his home. After O.T. Jackson’s death in 1948 Jenny Jackson remained, living in Dearfield until 1953. #BlackHistoryMonth ... See MoreSee Less

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