The Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum is
located at the corner of 2nd Street and Hotchkiss Avenue in
the town of Hotchkiss
, Colorado . The Hotchkiss-Crawford
Historical Society provides leadership and support for its members
who preserve and interpret the history of Hotchkiss and Crawford, Colorado,
and the surrounding areas, in order to make the past more meaningful
The museum features permanent exhibits
of Southwest Indian artifacts, historic photographs, a replica of a
1900-era general store, an old-time parlor, and a "Life on the
Mesas" exhibit that includes maps, photos, literature and artifacts.
Attached to the museum is an original, authentically furnished 1890s
The reference library contains family
histories and genealogies, obituaries, oral history tapes, and
One section of the museum is used for
temporary exhibits such as special
The museum bookstore sells books about
the history of the area. Some were written by local authors and
others by writers from around Western Colorado
Saturday, & Sunday
In Loving Memory
Danny Cotten "Olhistoryman"
The olhistoryman passed away March 1st. Danny delighted in restoring and enhancing old photographs. He knew the Crawford area history as well as anyone.
He will be missed.
We also welcome tours and visits by