Evenings of History

Free to OCHS members | $5 tickets for non-members available at the door

June 20 - August 8

Doors at 7 pm | Event at 7:30 pm

Evenings of History
  • June 20: Cary Denison, "The Colorado – River That Binds Us.”

  • June 27: Larry Meckel, “Early Imaging of the Rocky Mountain West”

  • July 11: John Clark, "How Did We Get Here? An Overview of the Most Recent Half Century of Ridgway's History"

  • July 18: Ashley Bembenek, “Mine Site Remediation in the Uncompahgre River's Headwaters"

  • July 25: Gail Saunders, “John Ashenfelter, Freighter"

  • Aug 1: Speaker TBD, “Ouray’s Historic Hospital: From Healing to History"

  • Aug 8: “Rocky Mountain PBS Documentary: The Million Dollar Highway”

Visit ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org for a full calendar including each week’s topic.

All money goes to the Ouray County Historical Society.

Talks take place at the Wright Opera House

The Wright Opera House is a 501c3 nonprofit, operating a historic venue and premier performing arts organization located in the City of Ouray. It is supported by event fees and by generous donations. Click here to make a tax deductible donation to the Wright.

See you at the Wright

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