Job Posting: Discovery Days Coordinator

Hiwan Museum is seeking a coordinator for our history-themed day camp, Discovery Days, at Hiwan Heritage Park in Evergreen.  This position begins in March and ends mid-June at the completion of camp.  Previous experience required; a stipend is provided.  Applicant should be organized, reliable, creative, and good with children and leading young adults.  For more information and to apply, please contact Jennee Hancock, jh[email protected] or (720) 497-7654.  Discovery Days is sponsored by the Evergreen Mountain Area Historical Society, which works in partnership with Jeffco Open Space to offer education programs at Hiwan Heritage Park.

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EMAHS Website Redesign courtesy of Archipelego Web

EHAMS now has a new website, courtesy of Archipelego Web. Overview: A new website was created for EMAHS to enhance the user experience, add increased functionality, and decrease long-term development investment through the development of robust website management tools. The redesigned website will be an information resource for users as well as a place to connect with the target audience. The website will be easy to use, search engine friendly, and will convey information in a clean, simple and effective way. Design: Design centers on creating a site in which the brand elements and graphics will be clean, easy- to-read,

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Falling Forward: A Woman’s Journey West

By Pat Jurgens EMAH’s very own Pat Jurgens just published, ‘Falling Forward: A Woman’s Journey West’: WINNER 2021 Colorado Authors League HISTORICAL FICTION AWARD How far will she follow her dreams?Ohio farm country, 1897. Louisa, the spirited eldest daughter of Herzig and Clara Steinbacher, has her whole life ahead of her. She is seventeen, and dreams of the “outside world” beyond her doorstep. But when Clara dies in childbirth, Louisa is suddenly thrust into adulthood—with the burden of her mother’s responsibilities…and the care of her younger siblings. The only world she has ever known closes around her. Then Herzig, an

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