2015 Fall Programs

Summer break June through August – no program meetings during summer months
Watch for updates and changes in fall schedule!

August 15, 2015 – Board of Directors meeting – The Egg and I on University

August 15, 2015 – Western Welcome Week – see you at the Columbine Booth!

September 8, 2015

1 p.m. “Publishing Shorts” – Publishing Experiences by Darillyn Doss, member, Green Valley AZ Genealogical Society and Family Newsletters by Livie Grogan, member, Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society

Two avid genealogists share their tips and how to avoid some of the pitfalls of self-publishing.


September 15, 2015

1 p.m. “Legacy Stories” by Gordon Taylor


October 13, 2015

1 p.m. “Probate for the Genealogist” by Richard Kautt, Lawyer and Genealogist


October 20, 2015

9:30 a.m. Early Bird “Testate Records” by Kirk Patton, Attorney

1 p.m. Rocky Mountain National Park: The First 100 Years by Mary Taylor Young.

Author Young tells a story that stretches from the dawn of time into the future. Journey back to witness the rise, fall, and rise again of mountains. Meet ancient people who built rock game drives still visible atop Trail Ridge, and Utes and Arapaho who left behind only their names for many Park features. Learn how a young man named Enos Mills became a passionate advocate for this mountain wonderland and devoted his life to preserving it as a national park.


November 10, 2015

1 p.m. “They Weren’t all Prostitutes and Gamblers” by Dr. Sandra F. Mather PH.D, Professor Emerita, Author and Historian

We are privileged to learn about the lives of early Colorado women from a noted historian and author who is also the current president of the Summit Historical Society. Dr. Mather brings these female pioneers to life from her research in newspaper accounts, census records, photos and diaries. One diary in particular stood out to her – the diary of Anna Sadler Hamilton from the years 1885 and 1887.


November 17, 2015

9:30 a.m. Early Bird “Intestate Records” by Kirk Patton, Attorney

1 p.m. Carriers of News and Knowledge: Post Office Records” by Julie Miller, CG, Professional Researcher, Lecturer and Author

Post Office Records are full of genealogical riches. This lecture will discuss Post Office records, their contents, and how to access these underutilized records.


December 8, 2015

12 p.m. Potluck Luncheon

1 p.m. “Ornaments with a History or Story” – A Sharing Experience



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