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Centennial Village Hosts 2017 Trick-or-Treat Event

FOR RELEASE: Trick-or-treating returns to Centennial Village, 1475 A St., on Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22, from 3 to 7 p.m., during the museum’s annual Howl-O-Ween event. This non-spooky, family-friendly event is an opportunity for families to wear their...

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Centennial Village Hosts 2017 Civil War Weekend

Here comes the cavalry! Centennial Village Museum’s Civil War Weekend takes place Saturday, September 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, October 1, noon to 4 p.m.  During the event, Costumed reenactors set their tents up on the southeastern corner of the 8-acre outdoor living history museum and live as they would have during the Civil War—many using historic wares true to the time period.

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2017 Potato Day Festival Scheduled for Saturday, September 9

FOR RELEASE — Have a “spud-tacular” good time at the Friends of the Greeley Museums’ annual 2017 Potato Day celebration, held Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Centennial Village Museum. The museum, located just south of Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley, is known for its historical buildings, demonstrations and tours.

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Smithsonian Exhibit Exploring H2O Scheduled in Greeley

FOR RELEASE -- Water is the most vital resource for life on Earth; no living thing exists without it. “H2O Today”—a new exhibition at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St.—examines the diversity and challenges of global water sources and promotes conversation,...

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City of Greeley Museums Staff Seek Survey Responses

FOR RELEASE: Staff for the City of Greeley Museums are looking for input on its museums that will help shape their future and improve visitor services. The catch? Participants who have never visited a city-owned and operated museum are needed. City-owned museums...

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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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