Mile High Raceway in Erie, CO

S.E. Corner of Erie Parkway and County Road 5 back in the day.  I think it closed down in the early 1970's., but I still see where it was when I drive by. Known as Mile High Raceway Park and also Mountain View Raceway.   Do you remember the drag strip in Erie? We are...
The New Erie Fire Truck

The New Erie Fire Truck

by John A. Holley Jr. The town of Erie needed a new fire truck. It was just shortly after the close of WWII and all the servicemen and women were coming home. It didn't take long for the military to realize that there was a lot of unused and unwanted wartime equipment...

The Lawson Farm

Nancy Gruber Soon the Lawson Farm ruin will get some sprucing up.  The Town has committed to mowing and renewing the neglected spur trail to the farm home site.  Sometime soon thereafter a historical marker will also be placed along the Spine Trail that it connects to...

2017 Local History Series

Erie Community Library and Erie Historical Society present the 2017 Local History Series Download Flyer Join us Thursdays at 7:00pm at the Erie Community Center on these dates: March 16,2017 Harvey Houses of the American West with Curator Elizabeth Nosek. This event...