The Society publishes Colorado Heritage, a bimonthly magazine,
and historical books and articles published under the series title
Colorado History. Regular members receive the magazine as a benefit of Society membership,
and individual issues of the magazine and scholarly journal may
be purchased through the Museum Store.
The flagship publication of the Colorado Historical Society, Colorado
Heritage brings the drama and excitement of Colorado's past
to Society members through stories that link history to art, architecture,
sports, music, technology, archaeology, and folklore; explores historical
events from prehistory to the end of the
twentieth century; and engages readers in small-town prairie life
as well as large-city crime and politics.
It also features up-to-date news about
Colorado Historical Society exhibitions, events, programs, and tours. An important
voice for preservation in Colorado, Heritage also lists current
additions to the National Register of Historic Places and describes
outstanding examples of preservation projects supported by the State
A richly illustrated,
four-color, highly readable bimonthly, Colorado Heritage is Colorado's premier historical magazine.
An illustrated index is available as a PDF file.
September/October 2010: In the current issue...
This issue's cover story relates the contentious process that led to the designation of Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes as a federally protected wilderness, setting the stage for its current status as a National Park. A second feature recounts the mountain-climbing career of Henry Buchtel, grandson of a Colorado governor. Other highlights include program listings and the latest on the creation of the new History Colorado Center.
To order individual copies ($4.95 plus shipping and handling), email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303/866-4532.
To receive the magazine on a regular basis, Join
Colorado History, a scholarly series published irregularly, includes volumes of collected articles, monographs, and books on the history of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Individual c-opies are available at the Neusteters Museum Store at the Colorado History Museum ($24.95, or only $22.46 with your membership discount).
The Life and Times of Richard Castro: Bridging A Cultural Divide
By Richard Gould
The Life and Times of Richard Castro—volume 14 of the Colorado History series—traces Castro’s rise to political prominence and chronicles the Hispano community’s coming of age.