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A collaboration of History Colorado, the CSU Public Land History Center, and CSU Routt County Extension to enable 4-H youth to preserve and present the history of Colorado’s Centennial Ranches.

What is oral history?

The collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of interviews.

What is a Centennial Ranch?

The Colorado Centennial Farms and Ranches program was created by Governor Lamm, History Colorado, and the Colorado Department of Agriculture to recognize the important role agriculture played in our state’s history.
To be honored properties must have remained in the same family continuously for at least 100 years, still operate as a working farm or ranch, and have a minimum of 160 acres.

What is a StoryMap?

A powerful platform that integrates spatial thinking with storytelling to present information in a compelling, interactive, and easy-to-understand format.

Want to get involved?

Contact Tami Eggers at