From Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado, this series explores the people, events and places that have shaped Colorado.
The famous Oscar Wilde saying "Life imitates art far more than art imitates life" holds little truth in Colorado.
According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado "has more than 1, 000 ghost towns, over 600 of which have some sort of remains.
Evidence of prehistoric mammals and early humans have been discovered across Colorado.
Take a ride on the Galloping Goose, seven operational railcars that ran through the rugged San Juan mountains from 1931 to 1952.
Join us on a wild ride as we discover some of Colorado's oldest amusement parks.
Colorado has been a leader in aviation since the early 1900s.
Located near Great Sand Dunes National Park, The Trujillo Homestead and The Medano Zapata Ranch have a history dating back to Paleo-Indians, with early Spanish explorers and New Mexican sheep herders and cattle ranchers settling the area in the 1800s.
Colorado and the west are where American mountain biking began.
The 1910s marked the early years of tourism to Colorado's front range and quickly, promoters presented the surrounding mountains as magnificent park attractions.
Discover how lodging has changed with transportation throughout Colorado.
After discovering sugar beets on a trip to Europe, Charles Boettcher filled a suitcase with seeds and found Colorado's plains were the perfect environment for sugar beets.
Quench your curiosity and learn how thirsty miners started a "liquid gold rush" that began Colorado's journey to become the "Beer State.
Discover the boarding house phenomenon that provided a home away from home for one third of Americans and challenged social and cultural conventions.
Paddle through the buoyant history of FIBArk, the United States' oldest and longest whitewater festival, and discover the adventurous evolution of whitewater sports and how they fortified a small town in central Colorado.
Discover the rare and fragile "wickiup" shelters that reveal the ways the Ute people lived and traveled across Colorado from prehistory to the present day.
Check in to Denver's longest operating hotel and discover why everyone, from Teddy Roosevelt to The Beatles, has been drawn to this "Oasis of Elegance.
Witness dog and handler versus sheep in the small town of Meeker, where the rugged terrain has challenged the world's top sheepdogs for over thirty years.
Unearth the resilient story of the Denver Botanic Gardens, a once struggling attraction that persevered through grassroots efforts to become an architectural, educational, and scientific pioneering institution.
Discover the birth and development of Denver through the story of its oldest neighborhood: from Gold Rush to Urban Renewal and from preservation battle to thriving campus, one neighborhood's story tells the tale of a century.
High school dropout, artist, Olympic athlete, Senator-discover all the identities one of America's most interesting leaders has adopted on his rags-to-riches journey - and why the most important name was the one he was given as an adult: Nighthorse.
Discover one of the oldest downhill ski "resorts" in Colorado, celebrating 80 years in the 2019-2020 winter season!
As the New York Stock Exchange grew, powerbrokers turned westward to develop the next financial empire.
Humans have had a relationship with forests for eons.
Colorado's pioneering spirit is alive and well at the Hutchinson Homestead and Learning Center, just outside of Salida.
Temple Hoyne Buell is renowned for creating the Cherry Creek Shopping Center--the first mall of its kind.
WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham
WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton
WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene
W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover
W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg