Western History & Genealogy Blog

Community Tuesday: Trick or Treat!
Boy with Jack-o-lantern
Come celebrate Halloween with Creating Your Community by checking out the Halloween Community and adding your photos and stories. Have a spooktacular Halloween!
Community Tuesday: Free Western Saloon Photo Booth and Scanning Event Sunday!
Western Photo Booth
Cowboy up Cupcake! This Sunday from 1-4pm the Creating Your Community team will have a special free event in the main hall of the Central Library. Come on down to have us scan your old letters and photographs and have your picture taken in the Western Saloon Photo Booth!
Community Tuesday: Thanks St. Philomena's Reunion!
1960 All Saint's Day Kindergarten Class St. Philomena Catholic Parish School
Last Saturday, the St. Philomena Church and School Centennial Reunion brought together members of the community to share their stories, photos and reunite with friends from the past. The Creating Your Community team scanned hundreds of photos and had a great time celebrating with the community. To see more photos and stories about St. Philomena please go to the Creating Your Community website.
Community Tuesday: Berkheim Family
Berkheim family
Welcome to Creating Your Community Berkheim Family! This new community is all about sharing and celebrating the Berkhiem family. Are you researching your family history and have some things to share? We would love to hear about it so create a community today!
Hidden Assets: Stories Behind the Throne by Dori Hutson
Roll out the Barrel, Redwood Highway 22, California
This historical and often hysterical reference/art book is for those who want to know more about the history of outhouses. From ancient Egypt, Japan and Colorado..to name a phew. The author Dori Hutson, was a Colorado fine art and commerical artist who grew up on a homested farm in eastern Colorado.
Community Tuesday: Remember this ride at Lakeside?
Lakeside Amusement Park Children's Ride
Do you know the name of this ride at Lakeside Amusement Park? This new community on the Creating Your Community website celebrates amusement parks in Colorado. Have any photos or stories to tell about your visits to Elitches or Lakeside? Also remember that this Sunday is a Scanning day here at the Central Library 5th floor from 1-4pm!
Community Thursday: Pridefest!
Pridefest 2012
Did you go to Pridefest last weekend? The Creating Your Community staff was there to capture the event and now we need your photos!
Community Tuesday: Free Scanning Day at Lakewood Heritage Center on Saturday
Davie's Chuck Wagon Diner
Join the Creating Your Community Team at Lakewood Heritage Center Event “Rockin’ Block Party” Saturday, June 9th, 10-4pm 801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226Contact: 303-987-7850
Community Tuesday: Free USB Drives!
Free USB Drives
Have you got your photos and stories all ready to share on the Creating Your Community website? Well today is your lucky day! For the first five people that create a community or contribute to an existing community, we will send you a FREE 2GB USB Drive!
Community Tuesday: Say I Do!
Mims Washington Wedding
This week just say "I Do" with the Zion Baptist Church. This community celebrates the marriages and anniversaries of the members of the church both past and present. Check it out and feel the love!