In 1901, renowned Greeley doctor Jesse Hawes received a permit from the Board of Health in Hawai’i to visit the island of Molokai to conduct scientific investigation.
The focus of Peters Pop Corn was Chet’s own homemade popcorn and candies. During the Christmas holiday season, Peters Pop Corn helped spread holiday cheer around Greeley.
On November 1, 1955, the very first case of commercial airline sabotage occurred in our Weld County skies.
The idea of creating a public library in Greeley began in 1870. Our first public library was located on 8th Street in downtown Greeley in what was a meeting house for the Union Colonists.
Prior to the use of the big, red fire engines that raced to the scene of an emergency, Greeley employed a hook and ladder company, comprised of men, and later horses, pulling a water wagon to extinguish a fire.
In 1894, David E. Severance applied for a U. S. post office to serve about 50 families for a Weld County community to be named Tailholt.
Healthcare in Weld County has a history of making news such as groundbreaking public programs.
Civil War veteran Michael J. Hogarty had a colorful past. He was a well-known pioneer in Greeley, Colorado with a war wound survival story to match.
While the Girl and Boy Scouts of America have become a commonplace name across the country, did you know that Camp Fire Girls was another organization created the same year and was in fact far larger than the Girl Guides of America (later called Girl Scouts)?
Opening in 1971, Sharktooth Ski Area was named for the fossilized shark teeth found during its construction.