Colorado's 2013 Most Significant Artifacts!

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Each item below tells a story and collectively represents the diverse history of Colorado.  Your votes highlight the importance of our historic and cultural heritage!

Thank you to all the cultural heritage organizations throughout Colorado that have participated in this program. This campaign honors and recognizes your care and preservation of documents, films, diaries, books and other artifacts that allow visitors to better understand the diversity of our states history! 

The following Artifacts were voted on by the public as Colorado's 2013 Top Ten Significant Artifacts!

2013 Most Significant Artifact Honorees

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Listen: Colorado Matters:  Colorado Public Radio, January 1, 2014

Listen: Colorado matters: Colorado Public Radio, December 5, 2013

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Thank you to the 2013 Selection Committee:

George Orlowski, Colorado State Archivist
Maruca Salazar, Executive Director Museo de las Americas
Jim Kroll, Manager, Western History/Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library
Tim Hawkins, Archivist, Bessemer Historical Society
Shaun Boyd, Archivist, Douglas County Libraries
Ed Crowther, Professor of History, Adams State College
Jim Duncan, Executive Director, Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC)
Steve Lekson, Curator of Archaeology, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
Rebecca Hunt, Assistant Professor, C/T, (Public History) University of Colorado Denver
Amy Newman, Director of the Westminster History