Unsolved

Sleuth your way through some of Weld County’s most prominent murder mysteries.

Sept. 15, 2018-Jan. 21, 2019
Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St.

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.

Exhibit Ends March 3, 2019
Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St.

Weld on the Web

Access an online historical image database, presented by the City of Greeley Museums and the High Plains Library District.

Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St.

Grow a Row

Consider volunteering or donating to the “Grow-a-Row” project, benefiting the Weld Food Bank.

White-Plumb Farm Learning Center
955 39th Ave.

2018 Potato Day Festival Scheduled for Saturday, September 8

FOR RELEASE: GREELEY, CO—On Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Friends of the Greeley Museums will host its largest event of the year, Potato Day. Held at Centennial Village Museum, 1475 A St., Potato Day includes a host of fun activities including...

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2018 Pets ‘N’ Popsicles at Centennial Village

Family Fun and Furry Friends Expected for Centennial Village Museum’s Pets ‘N’ Popsicles FOR RELEASE: GREELEY, Colorado -- Centennial Village Museum’s baby animals are grown up and ready to celebrate the end of summer during this year’s Pets ‘N’ Popsicles event. Pets...

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2018 Happy Birthday Mr. Meeker Celebration Scheduled

FOR RELEASE: The City of Greeley Museums can trace its origins back to a simple statement that Nathan C. Meeker, Greeley’s founder, made to the townspeople on December 7, 1870: “Now, while we are daily exploring the prairies, mountains and streams and even bringing up...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
30
Sun
12:00 pm “Well Dressed in Weld: Mourning ... @ Greeley History Museum
“Well Dressed in Weld: Mourning ... @ Greeley History Museum
Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Well Dressed in Weld: Mourning Attire” Exhibit Ends @ Greeley History Museum
The last of the “Well Dressed in Weld” exhibition series, “Well Dressed in Weld: Mourning Attire” explores how people historically mourned death through the years. Learn about the etiquette that dictated clothing and the length[...]
Jan
20
Sun
12:00 pm “Unsolved” Exhibit Ends @ Greeley History Museum
“Unsolved” Exhibit Ends @ Greeley History Museum
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Unsolved” Exhibit Ends @ Greeley History Museum
This is the final day to check out the “Unsolved” exhibit at the Greeley History Museum. “Unsolved” allows visitors to sleuth their way through some of Weld County’s most prominent murder mysteries. Discover clues, look[...]
Mar
3
Sun
12:00 pm “One City, One Community” Exhibi... @ Greeley History Museum
“One City, One Community” Exhibi... @ Greeley History Museum
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“One City, One Community” Exhibit Ends @ Greeley History Museum | Greeley | Colorado | United States
This is the final day to check out the “One City, One Community” exhibition at the Greeley History Museum. A collaboration between the Immigrant and Refugee Center of Northern Colorado and the City of Greeley[...]

Wilbur French was hanged by an angry mob outside of the county jail one hundred thirty years ago, which was the only lynching in Greeley. Below is a photo of the remnants of the lynching rope.

Learn more about the events that led up to the lynching in the Museums’ exhibit "Unsolved," closing January 20, 2019. 🔍
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