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Boulder County Pioneers The Boulder Pioneers Project seeks to identify each of the men and women who arrived in Boulder County before Colorado became a state in 1876, and to gather genealogical information about the descendants of those pioneers John Pughe arrived in Boulder County in 1870 from Wales. He...
The Haunted West
The Haunted West From the Colorado Rockies to the Sierra Nevada, from the Oregon forests to the Arizona desert, stories of those who sought their fortunes in the old mining camps continue to haunt the American West. And while many once-booming cities have been lost to memory, the legends to...
Niwot: 1980s and Into the 1990s
Did you know that Niwot had a live nude dancing venue in the 1980s? The Ace of Hearts was located at 112 2nd Avenue, now occupied by Little Bird. The show was apparently short-lived. Kathy Koehler said she contacted the Boulder County Sheriff's Office to see if anyone...
Niwot Gazette – March 2023
Download the March 2023 edition of the Niwot Gazette.
2023 Lecture Series
Happy New Year
Thank you for all your friendship and support of the Niwot Historical Society this past year and always. We enjoy collecting, preserving and sharing the history of Niwot and our area. Happy New Year! Artist credit: Donlyn...
Niwot Gazette – Nov 2022
We had a busy time at the little Fire House Museum on Saturday 29 October and then on Monday 31 October! All positive! Thank you to all the volunteers !!! The election of the Board members will be in early 2023 so if anyone wants to join as a Board member please let...
Fire House Museum Open for Niwot’s Great Pumpkin Party
- Saturday, October 29th, the Fire House Museum will be open to celebrate Niwot's Great Pumpkin Party from 10am-1pm. The Cat In The Hat and the Witch have hosted in previous years and you just do not know who will be hosting this year!
May is Historic Preservation Month in America
It was established in 1973 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The Influence of the Iron Horse in Colorado History
From territorial days forward, railroads played a significant role in the settlement and development of Colorado. This lecture by Larry Dorsey will examine just how the railroads influenced the growth of towns and industry in our state.