Program at Old Colorado City History Center Jan. 13 on place names around the state
If you've ever wondered about strange place names around the state, there's a program on that at the Old Colorado City History Center Saturday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m.
The title of the presentation by author/historian Jim Flynn will be “Colorado Place Names - Where They Came From.”
Owned and operated by the volunteer Old Colorado City Historical Society (OCCHS), the History Center is at 1 S. 24th St.
According to a press release, the program “will include information from Jim's book, 'A Compendium of Curious Colorado Place Names,' which presents place-name origin and derivation from throughout the state.”
Admission to the program is free to OCCHS members, $5 for nonmembers.
Except for programs, admission to the History Center and its museum/bookstore is free. Winter hours are currently in effect - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
For more information (including how to become a member), call 636-1225 during museum hours.
Westside Pioneer/press release