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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Berthoud Historical Society’

Obituary: Kenneth Roy Krieger

Obituary: Kenneth Roy Krieger

Kenneth Roy Krieger, 74, of Berthoud, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013 in Loveland, Colorado from a heart related illness. Kenny was born January 11, 1939 at the family home in Berthoud to Conrad and Leora (Dreith) Krieger. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 1957. This farm boy found his way to Chicago, where he worked for Midway Airlines and met his future bride, Judith M. Petre of East Aurora, NY. They married October 15, 1960 in Chicago then made their first home in Longmont. ... Full Story

Plant Sale at the McCarty-Fickel House

Plant Sale at the McCarty-Fickel House

      This weekend is the annual plant sale at the McCarty-Fickel house. The garden committee has been busy getting the plants ready! There is a wide variety of flowers, heirloom vegetables, and herbs to choose from. Everything from Patty Pan Squash to nasturtiums to Pink Caspian tomatoes will be available. The sale officially opens the next day and will be open to the public Saturday May 14, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.     ... Full Story

Help Berthoud history come alive by volunteering

Help Berthoud history come alive by volunteering

Join the Berthoud Historical Society July 31 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McCarty Fickel House (645 7th Street, Berthoud) for the Volunteer Fair! Discover the fantastic opportunities available with the Berthoud Historical Society, the McCarty-Fickel House Museum and the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum! In the past, volunteers have served as tour guides and museum docents, sharing Berthoud history with visitors. Other volunteers have served as catalogers and researchers, event ... Full Story

12th Annual Berthoud Historic Home Tour

12th Annual Berthoud Historic Home Tour

On June 19 from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., the Berthoud Historical Society will be opening doors to Colorado history with the 12th Annual Berthoud Historic Home Tour. Known as Colorado's "Garden Spot," the Town of Berthoud boasts a contemporary small-town feel and a rich history, while remaining a dynamic spot for growth on Colorado's Front Range. With the Berthoud Historic Homes Tour, visitors have first-hand look into the architectural and design heritage of this Colorado community while ... Full Story

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

The style of historical Colorado women comes alive for the "Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes" doll exhibition at the McCarty-Fickel house on June 10 at 7 p. m. As the seasons change, so did the elaborate outfits of Colorado's notable ladies. Petticoats, hats, and exquisitely intricate dresses were part of the daily costume of women from all walks of life in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and the local ladies kept up with the looks of the time. As summer weather grew warmer, women ... Full Story

Museum Director Tom Vaughan says goodbye

Dear Editor, For the past 11 years I have had the privilege of directing operations for the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum. My tenure with the organization ends as of January 2, 2010. I wish to thank the citizens and merchants of Berthoud, the Town of Berthoud, and the members and volunteers of the Berthoud Historical Society for the support they extended to me and our museum during this time. It isn’t possible for me to thank every individual, but I especially need to recognize ... Full Story

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