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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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Kids Delight in 2018 Baby Animal Days, April 19-29

FOR RELEASE: Are you ready for baby animal cuteness overload? Check out Baby Animal Days at Centennial Village, 1475 A St., Thursday, April 19 through Sunday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. During the event, families can interact with various baby animals such...

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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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2017 Veteran’s Day Freebies Offered

FOR RELEASE: Veterans and active service members can enjoy free admission to the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St., on Friday, Nov. 10, in honor of Veteran’s Day. While most city facilities will be closed to the public on Friday, the museum will remain open from 10...

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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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