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Baseball in Colorado

A new exhibit at the History Colorado museum, Play Ball!, brings in some amazing artifacts to tell the story of the nation’s pastime. In conjunction with the exhibit, the two most recent issues of History Colorado’s Colorado Heritage magazine include…

Golf in Colorado

As the weather gets warmer people are beginning to head to the golf course.  If you’re interested in the history of golf in Colorado, or are a landscaper, manager, or owner of a golf course, our library has several resources…

Colorado Ski History

Skiing has been an important part of Colorado’s history, from the Tenth Mountain Division “Soldiers on Skis” in WWII to the development of the state’s largest tourist draw.  The current (March/April 2016) issue of Colorado Heritage includes a detailed article…

Bicycling in Colorado

The weather is warming up, so many people are getting back on their bikes after a long, snowy winter.  The Colorado Department of Transportation offers several helpful bicycle maps for planning your routes.  They have developed an interactive Bicycle &…

Colorado and the Olympics

Recently, Colorado made headlines with announcements from the Governor and the Mayor of Denver that an exploratory committee would look into the possibility of Colorado bidding for the 2022 Olympic Games.  Just last week, however, the United States Olympic Committee announced that the US would…

Colorado Baseball

The Colorado Rockies just finished competing in the World Series. Even though they didn’t win, it marks a new chapter in the history of sports in Colorado. You can find out more about Colorado’s sporting past in the book Colorado:…