history http://ksjd.org en Remembering The Mancos Times In The 1960s http://ksjd.org/post/remembering-mancos-times-1960s <p>The Mancos Times is one of the oldest newspapers in Montezuma County and for many years used a rare printing press to produce its papers. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dick Patrick, who ran the Mancos Times in the 1960s and was the last person to operate the Cranston printing press, one of only three like it remaining in the country.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:11:29 +0000 Tom Yoder 12841 at http://ksjd.org Remembering The Mancos Times In The 1960s Historic Preservation and Cultural Landscapes http://ksjd.org/post/historic-preservation-and-cultural-landscapes <p>The Mancos Opera House and McElmo Flume present rich opportunities for historic preservation in Montezuma County. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Heather Bailey, Historic Preservation Grants Specialist with History Colorado and the State Historical Fund, about what is happening with these projects as well as an innovative education project called Our Shared Historical Landscapes.</p><p></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:23:46 +0000 Tom Yoder 6804 at http://ksjd.org Historic Preservation and Cultural Landscapes Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco: An 18th Century Renaissance Man http://ksjd.org/post/bernardo-de-miera-y-pacheco-18th-century-renaissance-man <p>It can be difficult to comprehend how the American Southwest was mapped in the late 18th century, when Spain was still sending expeditions into what was then uncharted territory. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with author John Kessell about how one Spanish Renaissance man left a legacy of cartography, art, and science during his time exploring the 18th century southwest.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:56:04 +0000 Tom Yoder 6689 at http://ksjd.org Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco: An 18th Century Renaissance Man HerStory http://ksjd.org/post/herstory <p>HerStory is a performance that celebrates women who made significant contributions to history but are many times unknown to the general public. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Terri Helm and Midge Kirk, and their portrayal of two women who changed the course of history in the early mining days of Rico, Colorado.</p><p>KSJD would like to issue the following corrections concerning information that was presented about Lizzy Knight in this interview:</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:56:18 +0000 Jeff Pope 5880 at http://ksjd.org HerStory The Complicated History and Prehistory of Yucca House http://ksjd.org/post/complicated-history-and-prehistory-yucca-house <p>Yucca House is one of the largest archeological sites in southwest Colorado, and acted as an important community center for Ancestral Puebloan people from about A.D. 1150 to 1300. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with local archaeologist and researcher Fred Blackburn about this important prehistoric site, the history of research at the site, and how the site originally know as "Aztec Springs" became "Yucca House".</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:17:41 +0000 Jeff Pope 4638 at http://ksjd.org The Complicated History and Prehistory of Yucca House