People and Places Colorado History Series: Cache La Poudre: people, gunpowder, the river

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Erie Community Library - Erie
Erie Event Space West

Event Details

Flowing between colorful canyon walls and under the riffles and torrents of Poudre Canyon are stories of the Cache la Poudre that stir wonder and enchantment. Venture west of Fort Collins along the Cache la Poudre - North Park Scenic Byway to explore Colorado's only wild and scenic river and one of only three National Heritage Areas in the state. 
Gold miner George Pingree and musician. Joan Baez may not seem to have much in common, but they are just a couple of the remarkable characters whose stories are a part of the Poudre. 

Presented by: Dave Lively, a historian from Grand Lake, Colorado, whose family homesteaded in what is now the Grand Lake entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. He appears in the PBS documentary, "The Living Dream: 100 Years of Rocky Mountain National Park" and conducts historic tours and seminars in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Event Type(s): History and Genealogy, Community Event
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: Dave Lively, Lively Tours and Talks
Lisa V
(888) 861-7323 ext. 5220

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