Rio Grande County Museum hosts fall festival and exhibit


DEL NORTE — Rio Grande County Museum and Cultural Center staff is working on an agricultural fall exhibit featuring haying, potato, lettuce harvests and livestock ranching stories and photos of the past.

The museum invites the public to contribute their stories for the event. If anyone has a “harvest” story they would like to share, please contact the Rio Grande County Museum at (719) 657-2847 or stop by the museum at 580 Oak Street in Del Norte. The email address is [email protected] and the museum can take them this with way. Visit the museum’s Facebook page to follow the event.

The reception for the exhibit will be held on September 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Caption: These photos, courtesy of Alex Colville and Ken Kernen, show harvest times in years past in the San Luis Valley. The museum will host a harvest exhibit.