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Denver, Colorado

Obscura Day 2016: The Black American West

Learn about the incredible history of the pioneering Black men and women who helped settle and develop the great American West.

Join us on Obscura Day for an engaging guided tour with historical re-enactors at the Black American West Museum & Heritage Center.

Founded in 1971 by Paul W. Stewart, Colorado’s Black American West Museum & Heritage Center exhibits artifacts, documents and other memorabilia which tell the history and relate the stories of Black men and women who came to the West. The museum is situated in the former home of Justina Ford, the first licensed black woman doctor in Colorado and has become well known as a destination point for visitors from across the country and the world for its photographs, artifacts and historic documentation about the contributions of African Americans in the West.

Saturday, April 16; 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ticket Cost: $10

The Black American West Museum
3091 California St.
Denver, Colorado 80205

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