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Ken Pratt History

Who is Ken Pratt and why did Longmont name Highway 119 after him? There are thousands of Longmont residents who remember driving along Florida Avenue up until the late 1990s when Colorado Highway 119 was renamed Ken Pratt Boulevard…

Your 2019 Longmont Bucket List

Curious about what Longmont has to offer? We have created a 2019 Bucket List for your next day, weekend or week spent in Longmont! There are so many activities that will make your trip memorable for years to come. How many can you check…

#TBT Longmont Fire History

An integral part of Longmont's history is the development and growth of the early fire company into the modern fire department of present day. The first settlers arrived to Longmont in 1871 and their primary concern was the need to build…

FALL in Love with LONGMONT

The days are getting shorter, the kids are back in school, and soon Longmont’s landscape will be dotted with color as the leaves change hues and we welcome fall! We have created this seasonal itinerary to get out enjoy the activities!

Vance Brand History

Vance Brand was born in Longmont, Colorado on May 9, 1931. His grandparents Frank and Alma Brand moved to Boulder County in the late 1890s. After working as a stage coach driver in Boulder, Frank bought a farm in Hygiene, Colorado.…

#TBT 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…

City of Longmont Venue Rentals

The City of Longmont offers a variety of unique wedding rental venues for the perfect wedding location. Whether you are wanting a more intimate location or prefer a larger venue for your wedding, we have a location that will meet your needs…

Longmont Museum & Cultural Center

The Longmont Museum, housed in a distinctive contemporary building, features changing exhibits in history, art, and science, as well as the award-winning Front Range Rising, a long-term exhibit on the history and culture of this region. The…

Dougherty Museum

The Dougherty Museum houses a collection of beautifully restored antique automobiles, including models powered by steam, electricity and early internal combustion types. Many of the cars date back 100 years and are in running order. Among…