NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

By Kathleen Tomlin

August 6, 2018

PAINTING IN THE GRAND HALL: Join us in the grand hall on Saturday afternoon, August 11th at 2pm with Linda Bourne and the Art Guild to learn or practice painting. Everything will be provided for $30.00 per person, which includes canvass, paint, wine and cheese, etc. It’s always a lot of fun! RSVP to Linda Bourne at 688-2508.
SUMMER DOLL EXHIBIT CONTINUES: The Rose M. Cable collection of dolls for our summer exhibit is very unique. Rose was a former resident of Southeastern Colorado, graduating from Granada High School. Her daughter, Bettie J. Maruel is sharing the collection with us. The exhibit will run through Labor Day Weekend. Stop in for a visit!!

FUTURE EVENTS:

September 15th – Gourd Painting on the Purgatoire – 2 pm

October 13th – Boggsville Days;

November 27th – Night at the Museum

December 8th – Christmas at the Museum.
OLD TRAIL GALLERY SALES: OLD FANS for sale – come and see our new display of old fashioned fans – great bargains; Linda Burns color photographs are amazing; and Ellen Neill’s book, “Hamburgers – 5 for a $1.00,” continues to be available in our Gallery – $10.00 each plus tax – we can mail copies for $2.05. We also have some great hat/apron combinations, baby quilts, local coffee mugs, and many more items for sale. There are lots of special items that your families would enjoy for gifts!
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 newly designed 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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July 30, 2018
PAINTING IN THE GRAND HALL: No worries about skeeters or the heat! Join us in the  grand hall on Saturday afternoon, August 11th
at 2pm with Linda Bourne and the Art Guild to learn or practice painting. Everything will be provided for $30.00 per person, which includes
canvass, paint, wine and cheese, etc. It’s always a lot of fun! RSVP to Linda Bourne at 688-2508.
BOGGSVILLE SIGNS: We are proud to present all new signs along the walking trail at  Boggsville. Visit and take a walk and check them out!Everything is greening up thanks to the rain, and it is beautiful.
 
SUMMER DOLL EXHIBIT: The Rose M. Cable collection of dolls for our summer exhibit is very unique. Rose was a former resident of Southeastern Colorado,
graduating from GranadaHigh School. Her daughter, Bettie J. Maruel is sharing the collection with us. The exhibit willrun through Labor Day Weekend. Stop in for a visit!!
FUTURE EVENTS:
September 15th– Gourd Painting on the Purgatoire – 2 pm
October 13th–Boggsville Days
November 27th– Night at the Museum
December 8th– Christmas at the Museum 
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OLD TRAIL GALLERY SALES:
FANS for sale – come and see our new display of old  fashioned fans 
Great Bargains
Linda Burns color photographs are amazing; and Ellen Neill’s
book, “Hamburgers – 5 for a $1.00,” continues to be available in our Gallery – $10.00 each plus
tax – we can mail copies for $2.05. We also have some great hat/apron combinations, baby
quilts, local coffee mugs, and many more items for sale. There are lots of special items that your
families would enjoy for gifts!
CURRENT HOURS: FIRST FRIDAY’S OF EACH MONTH IS FREE – this Friday,
August 3rd!! Don’t miss out. 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 anappointment.
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 newly
designed 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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July 23, 2018
HASTY FIELD TRIP July 31st : Let’s learn a little more about the Bent County history of
Hasty! Visit the old Hasty train depot, the post office, and have lunch at the Valley Grocery.
Menu is BBQ pulled beef sandwiches with chips and drink for around $6.00. R.S.V.P. for lunch
please! Leaving Museum at 10:00 – returning by 12:30 or so. Short and sweet due to heat!
SUMMER DOLL EXHIBIT: We are very pleased to present the Rose M. Cable collection of
dolls for our summer exhibit. Rose was a former resident of southeastern Colorado, graduating
from Granada High School. Her daughter, Bettie J. Maruel is sharing the collection with us.
The exhibit will run through Labor Day Weekend. Stop in for a visit!! Enjoy the picture of the
volunteers setting up the exhibit – these ladies did a fantastic job and also thanks to Nona Resel
for her assistance.
BOGGSVILLE PIE AUCTION: We would like to thank all those that attended, contributed,
and bought pies for our annual pie auction this past Saturday. Thanks to Kree for doing a great
job as auctioneer – we appreciate all of your support.
COMING EVENTS: August 11th – Painting in the Grand Hall – 2 pm;
September 15th– Gourd Painting on the Purgatoire – 2 pm;
October 13th – Boggsville Days;
November 27th – Nite at the Museum; just to name a few.
OLD TRAIL GALLERY SALES: FANS for sale – come and see our new display of old
fashioned fans – great bargains; Linda Burns color photographs are fabulous; and Ellen Neill’s
book, “Hamburgers – 5 for a $1.00,” continues to be a best seller right now – several copies
available in our Gallery – $10.00 each plus tax – we can mail copies for $2.05. We also have
some great hat/apron combinations, baby quilts, local coffee mugs, and many more items for
sale. There are lots of special items that your families would enjoy for gifts!
CURRENT HOURS: FIRST FRIDAY’S OF EACH MONTH IS FREE – AUGUST 3RD
IS COMING FAST!! Don’t miss out. 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 9 am. 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 newly
designed 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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