Colorado Celebrates Birthday – FREE Museum Day!
Happy Birthday Colorado! Today, the Centennial State turns 137 years young. Known as Colorado Day, the Centennial State became the 38th to join the union on August 1, 1876.
To celebrate, admission to History Colorado museums statewide, will be FREE TODAY – Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. And that list includes Leadville’s historic Healy House and Dexter Cabin!
Plus, starting Aug. 2, children 12 and under will receive FREE admission to the History Colorado Center through Sept. 30, 2013. Offer includes two children per each paid accompanying adult that registers in History Colorado’s free History Buff program. For complete offer terms, visit their website. The Center is located at 12th Avenue & Broadway in Denver.
For a complete list of History Colorado museums (statewide) offering free Colorado Day admission: LINK.
Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin – 912 Harrison Ave., Leadville: Leadville was home to the legendary Baby Doe Tabor, who clung to the Matchless mine long after her beloved Horace watched his fortune vanish. Includes a free guided tour of the Healy House Museum, which looks out over another kind of wealth – the historic and scenic treasures of this storied mining town.
In Other News . . . Museum Undergoes Eye Surgery!
The House of the Eye Museum in Leadville has been to the optomitrist and is currently in the process of corrective eye surgury.
Found out why the “eye” is sleeping and when you can expect to see it popped back in its place!
The House With the Eye Musuem is located at 127 W. 4th Street in historic Leadville, Colorado.
Guide Mike Bradley Explains What’s Happening with the “Eye”