Wednesday, July 22, 2015

USS Colorado Event at History Colorado, July 29

SUBJ: USS Colorado Event at History Colorado, July 29

As part of a series of events leading up to the commissioning of USS Colorado, History Colorado Center in conjunction with Denver Post Education Services, Teaching with Primary Sources Program at Metro State University and the USS Colorado Commissioning Committee will host “An Evening with Historians, Scholars, & Veterans” on July 29, 2015.

This event will consist of a social hour followed by a panel discussion about USS Colorado’s and an open visit of the museum which will house a special temporary display of artifacts from previous USS Colorado’s.

The schedule for the evening will be as follows:

5:00 - 6:00 PM Social hour featuring light hors d’ouvres and cash bar

6:00 - 7:00 PM Speakers / Panel Discussion

7:00 - 8:00 PM Open visit of entire museum

The panel will consist of some 2 or 3 History Scholars from Metro State as well as 2 or 3 veterans. Each of the veterans will tell a story about their military experience. We will have a veteran of service on the Battleship Colorado and a WWII Submarine Veteran scheduled to appear. Afterward there will be a Q&A period with the panel before an open tour of the museum and the USS Colorado artifacts.

Cost of the event is $25 per person. For more information and to sign up, please visit: (Event 3)

We hope to see you there.

If you are unable to attend but would like to find out more or contribute to USS Colorado (SSN 788) Commissioning Committee efforts please visit

History Colorado is located at 1200 Broadway, Denver.


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