Happy New Year one and all! I thought I would put together a note wishing you a happy 2023, reflect a little, and update you on what we are doing in our efforts to document Southeast Colorado History. After acquiring the Plainsman Herald we’ve published a significant amount of historical content, made the commitment to […]
The past few years, we have seen quite a few pictures and posts on our Baca County social media groups about the huge Christmas tree which sat in the intersection of Main and 9th street in Springfield. Several in our “You Might Be from Baca County Social Media group shared memories of Trees in Springfield, […]
On Saturday afternoons and evenings there was usually a little more activity in Vilas than other times, unless there was a ball game going on out of town. Farmers would come to town and bring their cans of cream to leave at Tony’s Market and to stock up on groceries for the coming […]
Steve and I would encourage you to bring maps, clippings, and stories that will add to the database of information about places all over the area of what is now called Baca County. Very excited to get the chance to share a few more tidbits about early Baca County Colorado History.
In this era when people expect information at their fingertips and instant response to everything, our local history, local stories and local collections which are so rich in history and cultural heritage are increasingly inaccessible. Issues such as budget cuts and staff reductions are the usual culprits but part of this inaccessibility is also occurring […]
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