Evenings of History - 2017*

For more than three decades the Ouray County Historical Society has offered a series of summer evening lectures on historical topics. All talks begin at 7:30 pm. The dates and topics for the eight 2017 Evening in History lectures are given below:

Ouray County Historical Society (OCHS) Evenings of History 2017*


1.    June 13, The Lewis Mill and Mine above Telluride, Ken Sloan

2.     June 20, Saving the Last Dollar and Centennial Ranches, Vince Kontny

3.    June 27, The Miners Hospital/Ouray Museum – 130 Years of History, Gail Saunders

4.    July 11, Juan Rivera’s Colorado, 1765, Steve Baker

5.    July 18, Surveying the San Juan, Triangulating Your Way to the Top, Bob Larson and Tim Pasek

6.    July 25, Structure Preservation in the San Juans, Chris George

7.    August 1, Roads that Changed the San Juan Mountains: Picks, Shovels, and Pioneers, Don Paulson

8.    August 8, The Life of 19th Century Prostitutes in the San Juans, Kierstin Bridger



*All talks take place at 7:30 pm at the Wright Opera House in Ouray




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