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Old Boston, CO: As Wild as They Come

Course number : 120030   ID : 881    Section number : OLLI
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Old west stories often focus on brothels, lynchings, and gunslingers. Boomtown Boston, Colorado, had all in excess from 1886 to 1889 until the town was destroyed and abandoned after a siege in April 1889. Though short-lived, Boston was home to personalities ranging from flat earth advocates to cowboys and outlaws including the Jennings Gang before they became famous in Oklahoma. The instructor, who grew up near Boston in southeast Colorado, will share the wild stories of this famous town documented in his book, "Old Boston: As Wild as They Come." 

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Liesinger Hall

Kent Brooks 



Registration Closes On
Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/5/2018 - 11/14/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Casper, Liesinger Hall  Map, Room: LH 185 Kent Brooks