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Tragedy of 1955

On November 1, 1955, the very first case of commercial airline sabotage occurred in our Weld County skies.

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Our Library Stacks of Success

Our Library Stacks of Success

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.

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Competing for Fighting Fires

Competing for Fighting Fires

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.

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War Hero Loses Eye but Not Valor

War Hero Loses Eye but Not Valor

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.

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Camp Fire Girls: An Esteemed Greeley Tradition

Camp Fire Girls: An Esteemed Greeley Tradition

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)?

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