History and Genealogy

Fairmount Cemetery FREE Summer Tour (NOTE: THIS SESSION IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION)

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm
THIS EVENT IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION

Fairmount Heritage Foundation FREE Summer Tour (THIS EVENT IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION)

The summer days are perfect for strolling through Fairmount Cemetery, Colorado's largest arboretum. Learn about some Colorado history that didn't make it into the books!

At Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St. (MEET AT THE FAIRMOUNT GATE LODGE)

Fairmount Cemetery FREE Summer Tour (NOTE: THIS SESSION IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION)

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History and Genealogy
6:30 pm

Fairmount Heritage Foundation FREE Summer Tour (THIS EVENT IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION)

The summer days are perfect for strolling through Fairmount Cemetery, Colorado's largest arboretum. Learn about some Colorado history that didn't make it into the books!

At Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St. (MEET AT THE FAIRMOUNT GATE LODGE)

Fairmount Cemetery FREE Summer Tour (NOTE: THIS SESSION IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION)

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm
THIS EVENT IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION

Fairmount Heritage Foundation FREE Summer Tour (THIS EVENT IS NOT AT A DPL LOCATION)

The summer days are perfect for strolling through Fairmount Cemetery, Colorado's largest arboretum. Learn about some Colorado history that didn't make it into the books!

At Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St. (MEET AT THE FAIRMOUNT GATE LODGE)

10th Mountain Division Presentation Partnership with Lowry Speakers Bureau

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm

Sunday, July 13, 2 p.m. @Schlessman Family
Dennis Hagen, Denver Public Library's Special Collections Librarian for the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center, discusses one of World War II's most unique military organizations.

Tuesday, July 22, 7 p.m. @ The Eisenhower Chapel (293 Roslyn Street)
The Lowry Speaker Series presents the 10th Mountain Division Living History Display Group. Learn about the traditions and history of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division, which trained in central Colorado during WWII. Uniforms, equipment and other WWII artifacts will be on display.

World War II with Active Minds

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History and Genealogy
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As we commemorate 70 years since “D-Day,” join Active Minds for a look at this crucial turning point in World War II. We will examine the dynamics that led up to the Invasion of Normandy, the complicated and challenging preparation process, and the decisive impact this battle had upon the outcome of the war.

Map Month: The Cartography of Indian Country

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Thomas Jefferson's acquisition of Louisiana set the stage for the relocation and concentration of the American Indian into lands west of the Mississippi River. From this point, the politics of western emigration, exploitation of the gold fields, development of railroads and the balance of slave versus free territories would all impact the Indian Country as it was whittled down to the borders recognized as the Indian Territory and ultimately the State of Oklahoma. In his presentation, Stephen Hoffenberg, M.D.

Map Month: Where to Draw the Line: Mapping the U.S.-Mexico Border

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1847, representatives from the United States and Mexico negotiated their territorial disputes using a commercially successful, but seriously flawed map, on which the new border line was drawn. Dr. Angel Abbud-Madrid will explore the long-lasting impact of the various interpretations of the historical map and on the relations between the U.S. and Mexico for the last 165 years. Dr.

Map Month: The Unveiling of the American West in Printed Maps

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

From the beginning of the sixteenth century, when Europeans first understood that there was a western North America, through the next four centuries, the nature of the American West was slowly revealed to Europeans and then Euro-Americans. Chris Lane will discuss how that gradual unveiling has been graphically depicted in printed maps over the years. Chris Lane is proprietor of the Philadelphia Print Shop West in Cherry Creek and has appeared as an appraiser of old maps and prints on the Antiques Road Show.

Schedule

Map Month: 1500: The Year of the Eight Distinct World Views

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History and Genealogy
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Rocky Mountain Map Society (RMMS) co-founder Wesley A. Brown takes a look at the eight very different types of maps produced around 1500 AD. He explains each of these forms of maps, their time of use and shows illustrations of original examples from his personal collection.

5 p.m. Local map dealers will display maps for sale
6 p.m. Presentation
7 p.m. Peruse the displays of maps
8 p.m. Library closes

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