Bringing Colorado history to life

Bringing Colorado history to life
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EDWARDS – Every Colorado fourth grader studies Colorado history and its characters, which works out well because Colorado has lots of characters.These days, history instruction’s scope goes well beyond memorizing dates, facts, and events.Sure, dates and events are important because you can’t stand in front of a living room filled with adoring parents and relatives and insist in a clear and steady voice, in English – just like it was your native language – that Baby Doe Tabor was a deer raised in captivity.She wasn’t.The Centennial State (that’s us, and most fourth graders can tell you why) has the motherlode …

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