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Walking Tour of Tres Colonias: Hispanic Residents & the Fort Collins’ Sugar Industry

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Explore the stories of Hispanic Americans in Northern Colorado on this guided tour with the City of Fort Collins Historic Preservation Services team. We’ll walk through Tres Colonias, the three neighborhoods on Vine Drive built for the workers of the Great Western Sugar Factory. We’ll talk about the opportunities that drew Hispanic Americans here, the challenges they faced, and the reasons preserving the places where their stories took place is important to us today. Tour will include a stop at the Museo de las Tres Colonias, the historic home of the Romero family.

 

Space is limited and advanced registration is required. The tour will last approximately two hours.

 

Where to meet: Sugar Beet Park, 607 9th St.

What to bring: comfortable shoes, water, and your curiosity!

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Walking Tour of the Holy Family Neighborhood: Hispanic History in Fort Collins

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Walk through some of Fort Collins’ Hispanic history in the Holy Family neighborhood with the City of Fort Collins Historic Preservation Services team. Hispanic Americans are part of the foundation of Fort Collins, and this tour will explore the story of Hispanic Americans in northern Colorado through the experiences of those who made the Holy Family neighborhood west of downtown Fort Collins their home. We’ll talk about what opportunities drew them here, the challenges they faced, and why preserving the places where their stories took place is important to us today.


Simultaneous translation to Spanish will be available.

 

Space is limited and advanced registration is required. The tour will last approximately two hours.

 

Where to meet: Washington Park, 300 block of Maple Street, north of City Hall (by the basketball courts)

What to bring: comfortable shoes and curiosity (water encouraged)

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