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Hours: Fri & Sat: 11-5
and by appointment by calling 970.879.2214
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800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Pioneer Days at the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse

PAST EVENT
Location: Mesa Schoolhouse: 33985 Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Cost: Free
Event Duration: 2 Hours

Join us at the historic Mesa School (33985 Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487) for pioneer activities and crafts for kids ages 5 and up with adult.

Set in the historic Mesa Schoolhouse, kids learn about life as a pioneer through various activities such as candle dipping, pioneer games, panning for gold, making mountain man possible bags, leather crafts, soap making, and more. Kids learn about teacher and student life in a turn-of-the-century one-room schoolhouse.

The program is free and all supplies are provided by the museum. Reservations are not required. Families can simply show up and have fun. Parents are also welcome to participate in the activities.

Contact for more information: www.treadofpioneers.org or 879-2214 FREE!

Special thanks to the City of Steamboat Springs for allowing our use of this facility.



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Mesa School at 33985 Hwy 40
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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.