100 years ago: The San Juan Creamery shipped more than 2,000 pounds of butter to Chicago markets, according to the manager of the plant.
75 years ago: San Juan Basin Archaeological Society held a picnic and offered chili, cooked over an open fire, for attendees.
50 years ago: Baccalaureate services for the Durango High School class of 1968 were scheduled to be held in the gymnasium at Miller Junior High School.
25 years ago: The Family Center of Durango announced an upcoming workshop about how to educate “the very young child” about substance abuse prevention.
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.