Park Hill Branch Library is available for a self-guided tour on Saturday, April 13, 2013 during open hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Staff members also will be available to answer questions about the building.
Learn the story of an outlaw and gunman--a cohort of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and the worst of the Wild Bunch. He ate lawmen for breakfast,, but his long spree was ended by a backcountry, Parachute, CO rancher who joined the posse to retrieve a stolen horse. That rancher was Ann Williams' great grandfather.
Christmas in Wales: The Colorado Welsh Society will perform a variety of Welsh poems, songs, dance and stories. The meeting will also include a holiday celebration with festive desserts.
Upcoming 2014 Meetings:
January 25: TBD
Programs are presented by a variety of speakers from along the Front Range of Colorado and beyond. While subjects range from tartans to medieval art, they always focus on taking us away to the British Isles for a little culture and history.
OLTHLRC promotes an interest in and the study of lives, times, cultures, traditions, ancestries, and histories of the peoples who emigrated to New Spain and New Mexico, many of whom still have descendants in New Mexico, Colorado, California, Texas, Arizona, and Northern New Mexico http://www.hispaniclegacy.org
Scots-Irish Research: John Mears
John will discuss Scots-Irish (also known as Ulster Irish) immigration from the 1600s to the 1800s and associated research techniques.
Outrageous Molly Brown: Janet Kalstrom
Janet will provide an interpretation of Margaret (Molly) Brown that will include information on her Irish heritage. She will be dressed as Molly. Janet will also talk about the Titanic and answer questions.
British Isles Immigration Through Ellis Island: Zoe Lappin
You’re Not in Kansas Any More: Essential Resources for Research in Urban Areas
But…It’s Not Where it is Supposed to Be!
Lost Children: Orphans, Vagrants, Delinquents, Half-Orphans, Dependents, Surrendered, Adopted
National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers 1866-1938