For Decades, early October was Potato Bake time in Monument

By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Potato Bake Day in Monument was celebrated every year for decades in the early history of Monument, just about...

Memorial Day Flood of 1935 ranks in the top three

 By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Few people are still around that remember the big rain, and resulting flood of Memorial Day, 1935. It has been...

The afternoon skies turned black: Tornado in Palmer Lake, June 16, 1965

By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com Note: This story was written in 2015, on the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1965 Palmer Lake...

The Historic Monument Merchants Association

By Harriet Halbig Tommie Plank, owner of the Covered Treasures book store and a founding member of the Historic Monument Merchants Association (HMMA)...

Local history needs a dirty woman

Woman kept goats, chickens, cats, dogs and other animals and did not keep it, or herself very clean By Rob Carrigan, robcarrigan1@gmail.com There is...

A conversation with a Vietnam POW

Mark Pfoff and retired USAF Colonel John Mann talk with retired Navy Captain Mike McGrath about his experiences flying in Vietnam, getting...

Monument Rock centers the known trail universe

By Rob Carrigan, rob.carrigan@pikespeaknewspapers.com If you continue past Limbach Park, across the train tracks on Second Street, take a left on Mitchell Ave....

“Trouble”; The story of a B-24 Liberator shot down over France

Join retired Colonel John Mann and Mark Pfoff as they talk with local author Larry Smith about his book "Trouble". The book...

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