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Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 AM - 5 PM
Due to COVID-19, masks are still required in the museum and at all events and tours.
Hours & Admission
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

VIRTUAL Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series

Fridays July 2 - August 27, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Tread of Pioneers Youtube Channel
Cost: Free

While the current County mask mandate has been lifted for businesses, masks can still be required for entry by each individual business. Since masks are still recommended for unvaccinated individuals including children, and we do not know who has been vaccinated, we erring on the side of caution and are still requiring masks for the museum and our programs/events.

Hear the real history from the locals who lived it! Instead of the annual in-person event, this year, we will virtually present a weekly highlight of the past 20 years of talks and lectures from this popular oral history series. Did you miss one of these events in the past that you want to see? Just let us know and we’ll post it! Again, tune in to our Youtube Channel.

  • July 2:
    William Convery, Colorado State historian for History Colorado (2008 to 2015), discusses "Utes, Nathan Meeker, the U.S. Army and the Meeker Incident." Originally presented on 7.24.2009.
    Click here to watch!

  • July 9:
    Wanda Redmond, South Routt rancher and historian, presents "The South Routt Lettuce and Spinach Industries." Originally presented on 7.29.2005.
    (for more on the Redmond ranch's inclusion on the Colorado State Historic Properties list read:
    Click here to watch!

  • July 16:
    Paul Wegeman, local 1952 Winter Olympian, presents "The Wegeman Family and the Birth of Nordic Combined in Steamboat Springs."

  • July 23:
    David Taylor, award-winning art quilter, shares his inspiration and tips in "Naturally Colorado: Quilts by David Taylor." Originally presented on 8.17.2007.

  • July 30:
    Adeline Utterback Mann, daughter of the early pioneering family, reflects on "Life as an Utterback." Originally presented on 7.7.2006.

  • Aug. 6:
    Rilla Wiggins, beloved local historian, presents "Hahn’s Peak History." Originally presented on 8.8.2003.

  • Aug. 13:
    Kate Wright & B. Travis Wright, Grand County authors, reveal "Rollins Pass Rewind: A Journey Through 10,000 Years of History Atop One of Colorado's Great Gates." Originally presented on 8.9.2019.

  • Aug. 20:
    Verna Decker Whaley shares "Decker Family History in Toponas." Originally presented on 8.3.2018.

  • Aug. 27: LIVE!
    Artist Chula Beauregard and Author Dagny McKinley discuss the museum’s newest exhibit, "Inspiration: Four Seasons at Perry-Mansfield."
    Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs

Read about the 2020 Series.

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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.