Museum Storytelling

Weekly, Fri. July 7, 2017 - Fri. Sep. 1, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St.

Presented by the Tread of Pioneers Museum

Come to the Tread of Pioneers Museum and discover the history of Steamboat Springs through the locals who lived it.

This weekly one-hour program features a lecture topic that reveals the unique history of our area. Exciting topics have included the extinct mining town of Mount Harris, local outlaw stories, agricultural history, and local family histories.

Brown Bag Lecture SeriesDetails

Friday lectures will take place at the Tread of Pioneers Museum at Eighth and Oak streets from 12 to 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Call the (970) 879-2214, for directions. Bring a lunch and a friend to this free event. For more information on speakers and topics visit treadofpioneers.org.

July 7:  Legendary local Cookie Lockhart shares her family history and tales of growing up in Steamboat Springs.

July 14: Members from Colorado Mountain College and the Bud Werner Memorial Library share history and memories in A Legacy of Learning: Celebrating 50 Years of Colorado Mountain College and Bud Werner Memorial Library.

July 21:  Members from Colorado Mountain College and the Bud Werner Memorial Library share history and memories in A Legacy of Learning: Celebrating 50 Years of Colorado Mountain College and Bud Werner Memorial Library.

July 28: Sandra Sherrod speaks about her family history and their close ties with their rural Yampa Valley neighbors in "The Sherrod Family: A Retrospective.

August 4: Pat Carney, Old Town Hot Springs former Executive Director for 42 years and current Project Manager, shares the 140-year history of one of Steamboat Springs’ oldest institutions in "Old Town Hot Springs Then and Now."

August 11: In partnership with the Steamboat Springs Arts Council’s All Arts Festival, renowned Western artist and Clark, CO resident John Fawcett presents "John Fawcett: An Artist’s Perception.

August 18: Become a history sleuth in "Identifying Family Photos" with Megan Friedel, Curator of Photography from History Colorado. Friedel will demonstrate tricks and tips to identify people, events, places, and dates of photographs using fashion, photo processes, and online resources in this hands-on, interactive talk.

August 25: "Rewriting My Father’s Words." Routt County native Connie Wagner speaks about her experience writing her father, Perley C. Green’s story, her family’s ranching history, and more.

September 1: Digital Services Librarian Alysa Selby at the Bud Werner Memorial Library presents "Gems of Three Wire Winter." Selby will discuss the recently digitized, online magazine and oral history project. Hear audio clips from locals about the early days of Steamboat Springs and find out how you can dive deeper into this unique research tool.