Evenings of History 2021

FREE to Historical Society Members • $5 for non-members

June 22 - July 27

7:30 pm
Evenings of History

Ouray County Historical Society - Evenings of History

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.

Modern Mine Tailings Facilities: Failures, Design and Risk

Tuesday, July 6 at 7:30 pm

Presented by Larry Moore

Historic Fort Uncompahgre on the Old Spanish Trail

Tuesday, July 13 at 7:30 pm

Presented by Dave Fishell

An Evening with Evelyn Walsh McLean and her Family

Tuesday, July 20 at 7:30 pm

Presented by Sue Hillhouse

The 1918 Flu Epidemic

Tuesday, July 27 at 7:30 pm

Presented by Kevin Chismire


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