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Program at Old Colorado City History Center Jan. 13 on place names around the state

This is the cover of the book by Jim Flynn, who will be giving a presentation at the Old Colorado City History Center Saturday, Jan. 13.
Courtesy of Jim Flynn
Dec. 29, 2017
       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
Community: Old Colorado City History Center)

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