The History of the Crested Butte Area
Dr. Duane Vandenbusche
Join Dr. Duane Vandenbusche for a 12 session course about the history of the Crested Butte area. The class covers geography, water, silver and gold mining, ethnic peoples, coal mining, early day skiing, stellite mining camps, polka music (and polka dancing with Pete Dunda), sustainability, and narrow gauge railroads. Slides shows on early day skiing, Crested Butte history, and narrow gauge railroads.
Cost of the course is $100. Senior discounts available. Course is taught in the library at the Crested Butte Community School. For more information, please contact the Extended Studies Department at 970.943.2885. To register go to www.western.edu/es.