Category Archive for: ‘In The News’

Carol Taylor on Boulder History: Erie peg barn restored with Boulder County grant

by Carol Taylor After sitting on the property for nearly a decade, the barn at the Wise Homestead Museum in Erie has finally been completely restored. The history of the barn is not connected with the Wise homestead at all. The Wise homestead had a similar barn on its property, but it was about four to five times as large, …

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Homestead museum building moved onto foundation

By Sonja Lee The Daily Times-Call ERIE – After eight years of resting on support beams, the building intended to house Erie’s historical treasures has finally moved on to a foundation. In 1990 the house was raised and moved east a couple of lots to the future museum site. It has stayed there ever since. In 1997, the Wise Homestead House …

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MUSEUM CLOSER TO REALITY LOCAL DONATIONS OF TIME, MATERIALS HELP ERIE MUSEUM EFFORT

By Jason Hickman Camera Staff Writer ERIE – After years of hanging in suspense, the future Wise Homestead Museum will soon rest solidly on the ground. The 91-year-old farmhouse has been propped up on beams on the north side of Jasper Road in Erie while Sara Wise, whose ancestors owned the 4-acre parcel and built the house, has teamed up …

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Preserving a piece of the past: Work on 126 year old farmhouse and future museum of Erie’s history

By Jason Hickman Camera Staff Writer ERIE – Considering the age of the farmhouse built by her great-grandfather, the seven years Sara Wise has spent working to turn the building into a museum aren`t so significant. But that doesn`t mean the Erie resident won`t be happy to see the foundation started Saturday morning – it`s been a laborious campaign for …

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PRESERVING A PIECE OF THE PAST WORK ON A 126-YEAR-OLD FARMHOUSE AND FUTURE MUSEUM OF ERIE`S HISTORY STARTS SATURDAY

ERIE – Considering the age of the farmhouse built by her great-grandfather, the seven years Sara Wise has spent working to turn the building into a museum aren`t so significant. But that doesn`t mean the Erie resident won`t be happy to see the foundation started Saturday morning – it`s been a laborious campaign for Wise and others who have dedicated …

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