Viva Los Americanos! Colorado Volunteer Infantry in the Philippines, 1898-1899

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Viva los Americanos looks at the adventures, trials and tribulations of the First Colorado Volunteers who fought in the Philippines in the Spanish American War. Follow the 1898-1899 exploits of the First Colorado as they travel from Denver to Manila to first fight the Spanish and then later the Filipinos. Get to know such Colorado characters as Dr. Rose Kidd Beere, Sgt. Dick Holmes, and Colonel Henry McCoy. Presenter Geoff Hunt earned his Bachelors of Arts in History at the University of Wyoming, Masters of Arts in Museum Studies at Cooperstown, NY, and Ph.D. in History from the University of Colorado Boulder. Hunt was the Founding Director of Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, and just retired after 22 years as Professor of History at the Community College of Aurora. Location and Pricing: Golden History Museum, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Free for members; $10 plus online registration fee for non-members. Membership pays for itself with just a few programs for your family. Facility Rental - learn how a Golden Museum Rental offers unique experiences that range from rustic to ritzy.