NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

    Santa Fe Trails Art Show FantasticBy Kathleen TomlinMay 5, 2019 Bent County Art Guild’s 14th Annual Santa Fe Trail Day Art Show was fantastic with over 100 entries. Artists from all over the area including the schools competed for many prizes. Dianna Robinson from Las Animas won the… Continue reading

Boggsville History

150 YEARS OF HISTORY Boggsville played an important, and brief, role in the development of Southeast Colorado. The settlement’s local and regional historic value was recognized by its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, as an early Colorado agricultural and trade center, and is also a certified site… Continue reading

Library

At this time, our Heritage Library is open on Tuesdays from 9am to 3pm. The John W. Rawlings Heritage Library are a small all-volunteer staff that work hard to keep our archives open to the public.  Our suggested donation for research requests is $10.00 per hour per each request, and… Continue reading