Street Address
114 E. 1st St.
Julesburg, CO 80737
Mailing Address
114 E. 1st St.
Julesburg, CO 80737
phone: 970-474-2061
e-mail: history@kci.net
Hours
Mem'l Day thru Labor Day
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
Balance of year
Tuesday - Friday9 AM - 1 PM
Admissions
Adults $ 1.00
6 thru 12 $ .50
Under 6 Free
Members Free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
M. McKinstry, Office Supervisor & Archivist

Description

To collect, preserve and share local history through exhibits and archives.

History

Fort Sedgwick Historical Society evolved in 1960 from the Julesburg Historical Society.

Artifacts Collections

Fort Sedgwick and Civil War artillery and firearms; artifacts from Julesburg I, II, and III. Rotating exhibits of period clothing, school photographs and documents; hands-on children's section.

Research Collections

Complete collection of Julesburg newspaper beginning in 1900; miscellaneous other local newspaper; abstract books from 1887 into 1944; several thousand photographs; extensive school collection of photos, documents, and memorabilia for Julesburg, Ovid, and Sedgwick. Microfilm containing military documents from forts in Colo., Nebr., Kansas including Fort Sedgwick. By address inventory of all residential and commercial structures in Sedgwick County up to 1995; etc etc

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

Biannual 8-page Newsletter.