August 23 - September 2, 2024

Celebrating Colorado’s Diversity—Cultures, Communities, and Traditions

A Beautiful History The recorded history of Colorado began in 1598, when Spanish conquistadors established a small colony along the Rio Grande River. Through the late 1700s, other Spanish colonies were set up across the state. In 1803, with the Louisiana Purchase, the United States claimed a portion of the Rocky Mountains that Spanish settlers […]

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