NEWS FROM THE BENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Blacksmith Shop Grand Opening By Kathleen Tomlin October 12, 2020 The John W. Rawlings Heritage Center & Museum is proud to announce their first event in several months.  On October 24th from 2 to 7pm, Bell Park will be popping with activity.  Park Wood will demonstrate the newly finished Blacksmith… 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