Celebrate Historic Preservation Month at the Museum!

All programs are free of charge and do not require registration unless otherwise noted.


Historical-plantPlants and History 
Thursday, May 5, 5:30 – 7 pm 
Free Lecture, presented by Kathy Keeler, A Wandering Botanist

Plants have caused wars, driven human migrations, and eliminated tyrants. They have built and lost fortunes for famous people. Conversely, humans have spread plants around the world as a byproduct of political and military maneuvers. Come hear tales of the role of plants in history.



Colorado-Central-RailroadHistory Lost- History Saved
Thursday, May 19, 5:30 – 7 pm
Free Lecture, presented by Ken Jessen

This lecture focuses on the preservation of our history with examples of what we have saved as a society. It also includes the sites we have lost in Larimer County, including several historic buildings.



Bobcat-Ridge-cabin-10-27-08-(002)The Colorado Central Railroad
Thursday, May 26, 5:30 – 7 pm
Free Lecture, presented by Ken Jessen

The Colorado Central Railroad was the first railroad to enter Northern Colorado, and it drastically changed transportation history for the area. The railroad provided economic stimulus for the industry as well as many Front Range cities, including Loveland. This presentation will feature maps, photographs, and historical information.