Steamboat briefs: Exhibit featuring Lincoln’s walking stick ending soon

This is the last week to check out an exhibit featuring Abraham Lincoln’s walking stick and Thomas Jefferson’s violin at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St.

The items are part of a traveling exhibit that commemorates the 150th anniversary of Freemasonry in the state, specifically the construction of the Grand Lodge of Colorado in 1861. The exhibit is on display in Steamboat Springs until Thursday.

The Tread of Pioneers Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free for Routt County residents with identification. It’s $5 for adults, $4 for seniors older than 62, $1 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6.

Historic photos sought for project about Stagecoach

Local historian Arianthe Stettner and writer Jennie Lay are working on a project about the history of Stagecoach. The subject area is limited to the land that includes Stagecoach State Park and the landscapes adjacent to or overlooking the park. They are seeking historic photographs from the area that reflect early people who lived or played around Stagecoach and anything that might be considered of historic significance regarding Stagecoach. If you have historic Stagecoach photographs that you would be willing to share, contact Jennie Lay at or 970-846-9695.

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