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  • Project Update: Ludlow Tent Colony Massacre Site

    Progress to Restore Concrete Cellar at Ludlow Tent Colony Massacre Site April 20, 1914, Colorado National Guard shot striking coal miners with machine guns and burned their tent camp at Ludlow (Tent Colony – 1,200 population) to the ground. The violent day left 21 dead. It was the height of Colorado Coalfield Wars – strikes

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  • Project Update: Garcia Ranch Adobe Potato Barn

    Conditional Grant from Heritage Area for Garcia Ranch Adobe Potato Barn Colorado Preservation, Inc. received notification of a pending $22,249 grant from Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area for rehabilitation of the unique adobe potato barn at Garcia Ranch in Conejos County. The grant will be used to match a possible State Historical Fund grant

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  • Project Update: Manitou Springs Carnegie Library

    Manitou Springs Carnegie Library Moving Forward The beautiful and dignified Manitou Springs Carnegie Library crowns a gentle hill overlooking Manitou Avenue in the center of town. It was built with philanthropic funds provided by Andrew Carnegie in 1911. But its role as a library has seen ups and downs and recent challenges, relating in part

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2020 Technical Training Workshops

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is partnering with Humphries Poli Architects to present three technical workshops in 2019. Upcoming is Masonry on July 26 and Timber on September 10.

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Endangered Places Program

For more than 20 years, CPI's EPP program has worked with local stakeholders to preserve threatened and endangered historic sites across Colorado. Nominations to the 2020 List are due August 16. Click here to learn more!

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Led by an energetic Board of Directors and small professional staff, our growth in outreach, programs, projects, and membership is accelerating. Colorado Preservation, Inc.'s Saving Places Conference has grown to be the largest statewide gathering of preservationists in the nation with more than 800 participants annually. We invite you to get involved.