And the winner is…

Quilt Raffle Winner!

Lana Corll of Eagle purchased the winning ticket for the “Underground Railroad” quilt that was raffled by the Eagle County Historical Society. The quilt, made and donated by the High Altitude Quilting Guild, raised about $800 for the Historical Society, which will be used for updating and improving museum exhibits. Many thanks to all of those who stitched the quilt and to those who purchased tickets. We appreciate the support!

2021 Nimon-Walker Award

The Eagle Valley Library District and Eagle County Historical Society invite you to join us on Sunday, October 17, at the Eagle Public Library from 1:30 to 3:30 for the 20th Annual Nimon-Walker Award! In celebration of this milestone, we will recognize two honorees for their important roles in preserving local history: former Historical Society President, Rae Benton and Sylvan Lake State Park. Join us after the award ceremony for a special presentation by Flint Whitlock, award-winning military historian and 2021 Colorado Author Hall of Fame inductee! Flint will present on the history of Camp Hale and the 10th Mountain Division. Whitlock has authored scores of magazine articles and 14 books, including 10 which cover World War II. Find more information here: https://tinyurl.com/88wuyu42