Tag: Durango History

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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The 49th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will be returning this year and although this event will look different than in years past, it is a great event that generates excitement throughout our community and helps boost the local economy. The history of this fun event started years ago with a fun brotherly bet. Brothers…
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Explore Mesa Verde

When was the last time you visited Mesa Verde? Most Durango residents (and even many visitors to the area) have visited Mesa Verde and seen the “main” cliff dwellings. However, there is so much more to see and do at the National Park, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of some of…
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Animas Museum Online Exhibits

Are you familiar with Durango’s vast history? Our local Animas Museum in Durango offers rich details of past local events, people, and economy. With the COVID measures, they now feature an interesting and informative online exhibit! The first exhibit tells the story and history of Zaidee Rockwood Perkins’ wedding dress. Married in Durango in 1901,…
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Durango’s History Alive at Animas Museum

Durango is known as a favorite place for many. From outdoor adventurists to history buffs, from train riders to those looking for a quiet place of life, Durango appeals to all types of people. Rarely, however, do we look at the history of Durango and its rich stories—we are in fact the true essence of…
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