And the West is History

Friday, March 2, 2018 3:12 PM

100 years ago: The Durango Pressed Brick Co. residence and office building, at the yard on the Lightner Creek, were to be painted and beautified.

75 years ago: The meeting of Preceptor Mu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was a birthday party at the home of Mrs. Francis Davis.

50 years ago: “Mr. and Mrs. John Zink of the Animas Valley and their son, Edwin, have purchased the Crawley Sporting Goods Store at 940 Main Ave.”

25 years ago: La Plata County planning commissioners voted against a proposal for a sewage treatment facility for the Durango Estates subdivision.

Most items in this column are taken from The Durango Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Accuracy of content may not be verified.