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Hotchkiss Crawford Historical Society & Museum

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UPCOMING EVENT May 29 at 9:30am: The Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Society is hosting a May 29 Memorial Day ceremony at the museum, 180 S. 2nd St in Hotchkiss,  to honor Victor Haglund, the only casualty from the North Fork Valley in the Vietnam conflict. The presentation of Mr. Haglund’s military awards for display at the Historical Society Museum Veteran’s Memorial Exhibit will commence at 9:30 a.m. with Lynch/Cotten American Legion Post Commander David Cotten presiding.

 Immediately following the awards presentation,  HCHS Veterans Auxiliary Members will be conducting its annual Memorial Day salute at the flagpole at Riverside Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. All veterans and family members are encouraged to attend both programs.

Coffee and donuts will be available at the museum before and after the two Memorial Day programs.

(Above line is from U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War for Home-State-of-Record: Colorado)

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Hotchkiss Crawford Historical Society & Museum
Hotchkiss Crawford Historical Society & Museum
180 South 2nd St
PO Box 724
Hotchkiss CO, 81419
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Museum. Preserving local history in a beautiful location one half block south of Highway 92 on Second street in downtown Hotchkiss. A wonderful collection of artifacts of the area, plus, an attached original settlers' log cabin furnished in period pieces. Click website link for current hours.