Genealogy art

Virtual genealogy program scheduled for June 18 at the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center – Canon City Daily Record

Join the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center for another intriguing and informative virtual genealogy program presented by Terri Meeks. They have found documents that they cannot fully read. Terri will offer tips to help analyze those chicken scratches.

The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at and click on events or calendar to register for the event. Please register online or contact the museum for more information. The program will take place on Zoom on June 18 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The program is free and open to the public but registration is required.

The Museum and History Center is located in the old City of Cañon City Municipal Building at 612 Royal Gorge Blvd. The opening hours of the museum and the history center are Wednesday to Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, call the museum at (719) 269-9036 or
email [email protected]

Community coffee talk scheduled for June 17

The Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center will host a community coffee and conversation event at 9am on June 17.

From the earliest days of this community, mining has played a major role in the history of this area. If you, or someone you know, has stories or experiences to share about mining in this region, come join us for a free coffee and rummaging for memorabilia.

Please feel free to contact the Museum and History Center at 719-269-9036 or email us at [email protected] with any questions or for more information. We hope to see you there and would love to hear what you have to share.

The “Night at the Museum” event is scheduled for July 16 at the Florence Pioneer Museum

The Florence Pioneer Museum will host a “Night at the Museum” event on July 16 from 4-8 p.m. refineries.

Admission is $10 for a drink and a cup or bowl of homemade chili. P&G Pottery will provide the bowls and attendees will take their mugs and bowls home.

If you’re interested in making chili for the event, call 719-784-1904.