NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

“Antique Auction Saturday October 3rd at 10am at the old Kit Carson Museum south of the railroad tracks. Concessions provided.”

NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
By Kathleen Tomlin
October 1, 2018
AUCTION – OLD KIT CARSON MUSEUM: Join us on Saturday, October 6th at 10:00 am in front of the old Kit Carson Museum for an absolute antique auction of items that we are unable to use in the new museum for various reasons. We are trying to get the old buildings cleaned out and need to deaccession items and use the money for future projects. We are asking the community to please consider donating more antiques, collectibles, glassware, kitchenware, lawnmowers, tools, knickknacks and sports equipment to increase our sales – donations will be appreciated (no consignments, clothing or large furniture please). Contact 456-6066 to arrange pickup or drop off items at the Museum back door now until October 5th. Greg Storey from Heart G Auctions will serve as the auctioneer. Webpage is heartg.com Concessions will be available during the event.
BOGGSVILLE DAYS October 12th – 14th: Lots of activities beginning on Friday 9am-4pm with horse farming and mountain men; Saturday 9-4 with Burlington Gun Fighters; Dance Hall Girls; cavalry; games; Carmen’s dancers; doll making; Doc Jones Supper 5pm $25.00 per person (reservations 469-3030) with cowboy poets and music show at 6pm. Sunday: Church service at 10am – everyone welcome. Questions? Call Larry Bourne at 719-281-6877 or Linda Bourne at 719-688-2508.
FUTURE EVENTS: October 27th – Night at the Museum; December 8th – Christmas at the Museum & Boggsville.
CURRENT HOURS: Museum and the Old Trail Gallery are open on Tuesdays from 9am to 4pm and Wednesday through Saturdays from noon to 4pm. Please call to arrange tours at 456-6066 or 469-2721. Boggsville is open from Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon to 4pm. Contact 456-1358 or 281-6877. RESEARCH LIBRARY: Open on Tuesdays at 9am. It is helpful to make an appointment for specific research requests – call the Museum at 456-6066 to make an appointment.
BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TIDBITS: Like us at Bent County Historical Society and Boggsville Landmark on Facebook!! If you aren’t on Facebook, try our webpage, bentcountyheritage.org; and for the technically challenged, just give us a call at 719.456.6066. Enjoy the virtual tours of the Museum and Boggsville right from your own home. Thanks to all of you for your continued support – we can’t do it without you! Kathleen Tomlin

NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
By Kathleen Tomlin
September 23, 2018
AUCTION – OLD KIT CARSON MUSEUM: Join us on Saturday, October 6th at 10:00 am in front of the old Kit Carson Museum for an absolute antique auction of items that we are unable to use in the new museum for various reasons. We are trying to get the old buildings cleaned out and need to deaccession items and use the money for future projects. We are asking the community to please consider donating more antiques, collectibles, glassware, kitchenware, lawnmowers, tools, knickknacks baby items, and sports equipment to increase our sales – donations will be appreciated (no consignments, clothing or large furniture please). Contact 456-6066 to arrange pickup or drop off items at the Museum back door now until October 5th. Greg Storey from Heart G Auctions will serve as the auctioneer. Webpage is heartg.com Concessions will be available during the event.
BOGGSVILLE DAYS October 12th – 14th: Lots of activities beginning on Friday 9am-4pm with horse farming and mountain men; Saturday 9-4 with Burlington Gun Fighters; Dance Hall Girls; cavalry; games; Carmen’s dancers; doll making; Doc Jones Supper 5pm $25.00 per person (reservations 469-3030) with cowboy poets and music show at 6pm. Sunday: Church service at 10am – everyone welcome. Questions? Call Larry Bourne at 719-281-6877 or Linda Bourne at 719-688-2508.
FUTURE EVENTS: October 27th – Night at the Museum; December 8th – Christmas at the Museum & Boggsville.
CURRENT HOURS: Museum is open on Tuesdays from 9am to 4pm and Wednesday through Saturdays from noon to 4pm. Please call to arrange tours. Contact 456-6066 or 469-2721. Boggsville is open from Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon to 4pm. Contact 456-1358 or 281-6877. RESEARCH LIBRARY: Open on Tuesdays at 9am. It is helpful to make an appointment for specific research requests – call the Museum at 456-6066 to make an appointment.
BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TIDBITS: Like us at Bent County Historical Society and Boggsville Landmark on Facebook!! If you aren’t on Facebook, try our webpage, bentcountyheritage.org; and for the technically challenged, just give us a call at 719.456.6066. Enjoy the virtual tours of the Museum and Boggsville right from your own home. Thanks to all of you for your continued support – we can’t do it without you! Kathleen Tomlin

 

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