to the Cache la Poudre River
National Heritage Area


PROMOTE a variety of historical and cultural opportunities.
ENGAGE people in their river corridor.
INSPIRE learning, preservation, and stewardship.

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We are headed to the Greeley History Museum History Brown Bag tomorrow, Feb. 27 at 12pm, to learn about “Greeley Water Past, Present, and Future.” Harold Evans will discuss the history of Greeley Water since 1870, starting with the construction of Union Colony Canal #3. He will also talk about the future of Greeley Water and what Greeley is doing to supply Greeley’s water needs in 2065. Join us!

Pictured: The Greeley #3 ditch was built in 1870 in association with the establishment of the Union Colony (now Greeley). Its 13-mile length was dug by horses, oxen and mules, as well as by volunteers who used pick axes, shovels and plows to dredge up the dirt. Today, Greeley #3 continues to be a vital asset to the Greeley community.

More details: greeleymuseums.com/events/#event|greeley-water-past-present-and-future|18081

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February 19, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Deborah Shulman

Our Mission

The Poudre Heritage Alliance serves the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area, providing current and future generations the opportunity to understand and celebrate the area by careful planning and facilitation of educational programs and related amenities in collaboration with residents, private sector and government entities.