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Mrs. Harvey’s Baking Company

Blanche Cunningham (Mrs. Harvey) was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Vincent and Marie Bohadlo. After graduating from 8th grade, Blanche held several jobs before working for the Continental Baking Company in Chicago. It was there, during…

Visit Longmont Seeking Volunteers

Are you LOCO for Longmont? If you would like to help people discover all that Longmont and the surrounding area have to offer, Visit Longmont wants to talk with you. We are always looking for volunteers who can commit to a couple of hours…

Longmont History: The Callahan House

One of Longmont's historic properties, The Callahan House, hosts special events, including tours of the home, throughout the year and is a great place to host an event. We explore the history of the home located at 312 Terry Street. The…

The History Buff Itinerary

History Buff (Two-Day) Itinerary Before embarking on a tour of Longmont, learn more about the history of our City here. DAY ONE Start your journey back in time at Aime’s Love Bakery. This gluten-free bakery offers pastries, muffins,…

A Haunted History: The Imperial Hotel

Come with us as we explore the Imperial Hotel located in historic, downtown Longmont. Is it haunted? Decide for yourself and continue to read…if you dare. George Zweck, a Prussian immigrant, began to build a hotel in downtown Longmont in…

A Haunted History: The Ed Jones Building

Come with us as we explore the haunted happenings inside the City of Longmont’s Ed Jones Building located in historic, downtown Longmont. Is it haunted? Decide for yourself and continue to read…if you dare. Built in 1897, the Ed Jones…

The Longmont Observer

The mission of The Longmont Observer is to consistently provide the only non-partisan, community-driven, locally focused news in Longmont, Colorado. The Longmont Observer 720-600-2977 www.longmontobserver.org

St. Vrain Historical Society

The St. Vrain Historical Society (SVHS) was incorporated as a nonprofit in 1967 after functioning for many years as a less formal group. The Society's activities are managed by a 15 member Board of Directors who meet monthly, and…

What the Dickens Happened?

William H. Dickens was a relative of Charles Dickens, wealthy and influential Boulder County businessman, and murder victim. He was a famous 19th Century resident of Longmont whose influence is still evident today. William Henry Dickens…

History of Longmont

It all began 145 years ago in the Windy City of Chicago when a group of prominent men decided to start a new community in Colorado. These men sold memberships to this new town called the Chicago-Colorado Colony, and by the summer of 1871, a…

#TBT Stephen Harriman Long

Longmont is named for the famous 14,259-foot mountain peak that you can see throughout town, known to Coloradoans as a fourteener (or 14er), one of 53 Colorado mountain summits that exceeds 14,000 feet in elevation. Longmont comes from the…

#TBT Park Hotel

Now that the Turkey Plant has been demolished, a new view looking north past the plant has emerged in downtown Longmont. Just what is the ‘HOTEL’ painted along the top of one of the historic buildings on the 200 block of east Main Street?…