Stories of Dams Webinar

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020
From 10am to 11am Mountain Time

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Contact: AARP CO

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Stories of Dams
AARP Colorado History Webinar Series

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
10 - 11 a.m.

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When the first Americans reached the area that would one day become Denver, they saw nothing that even remotely reminded them of the great rivers of the eastern United States. Mark Twain had nothing good to say about the South Platte. Yet over the years there have been numerous times when these much-maligned creeks and rivers rose to great heights, literally.

 

Join us for a lesson on the city's efforts to control the power of rushing water, sometimes well and sometimes with disastrous results. Even Mark Twain would approve.




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