Join the Telluride Historical Museum for a series of free lectures and conversations this fall, learning about Telluride history through unique perspectives. Every Wednesday beginning Sept. 15, through Oct. 6.
PAUL O’ROURKE – WED, SEPT. 15, 5:30 – TELLURIDE MUSEUM
Local historian and writer, Paul O’Rourke has written many fascinating articles for Telluride Magazine, diving deep into lesser known stories from Telluride’s past. For this Fireside Chat, he will be sharing his recent research on the history of the Telluride Post Office.
LINDA LUTHER – WED, SEPT. 22, 5:30 – PLACERVILLE SCHOOLHOUSE
Join former San Miguel County Program Director for Historic Preservation, Linda Luther at the newly restored Placerville Schoolhouse to learn about the history of the Schoolhouse, the historic restoration process, and stories along the way.
DONNALEE BROWN – WED, SEPT. 29, 5:30 – TELLURIDE MUSEUM
Henrietta Cloud Brown is portrayed by her great-granddaughter Donnalee Brown through historical creative nonfiction in her new book Telluride Mountain Woman. With the help of first-person performers, experience the Brown Homestead itself come to life, as well as narrative style interviews, unique storytelling, and a book signing with the author.
RUDY DAVISON – WED, OCT. 6, 5:30 – TELLURIDE MUSEUM
Local history expert Rudy Davison will be presenting and signing the third edition of his book, Rudy’s View, a thorough driving guide from Telluride to the top of Imogene Pass, including fascinating mile-by-mile historic and ecological information.
Fireside Chats are free and open to all.