Lunchtime Lecture Series

Aug 26, 2015 (Past event)


Schoolhouse Museum on Frisco's Main Street - Built 1899

Smashing Summit County’s Urban Myths

Presented by Dr. Sandie Mather

Do you really know the truth about Summit County’s history?  Did Ruben Spaulding really discover the first gold in Summit County? Was Breckenridge really named for John C. Breckinridge?  How did Dillon get its name?  How many were killed in the Pug Ryan shoot-out? Is Buffalo Mountain a volcano?  Learn the answers and explore other often-repeated myths.

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