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Welcome to Greeley History for Kids
Greeley, Colorado is where we live, but how much do we know about our city and the history behind it? Come along and learn all about Greeley! This website was made for elementary students learning about Greeley history, but all ages can learn something.


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Table of Contents
Most of the main pages have other sections or pages that fall under the topic.

Facts
Find out statistics and basic information about Greeley. What is its elevation, what is the average temperature in July and other questions of interest are answered on this page.

History

What was Greeley like a long time ago? Why did people come to Greeley?
Did dinosaurs live near Greeley? There is a timeline and several multimedia tours on this page. Learn about the Spanish Colony and the Greeley Grays or how East Memorial got its name.

People
Learn about Nathan Meeker, the Ute Princess Shawsheen, Ken Monfort, Bessie Smith, W.D. Farr, Dr. Ella Mead, Rattlesnake Kate and others. Why are they important to our city?

Activities
"There's nothing to do...." is a common cry of the people in Greeley, but this page will show you that there are many activities to do in Greeley.

Recreation

What do people do for fun in Greeley? You will learn that there are many ways for people to have fun here!

Landmarks
Greeley has several important landmarks. This page has information and multi-media files on the museums in town. Come take some Virtual Fieldtrips!

Location
Where is Greeley located and what are some of the geographical features? Why is the Cache la Poudre so important? See a clickable map showing points of interest.

Government
Learn about Greeley and Evans city governments.

Glossary
This page has some words and activities using the words that you may need to understand while learning about Greeley.
Most of the glossary words are linked to this page.

Resources
This page has pictures, Quicktime movies, online quizzes, online writing pages, and other things for you to use in your projects and papers about Greeley.

Teacher
Here is information that your teacher may need to use the website, and it also has some files that they may want to use. (Teachers, you may want to visit this page a week before you use the site with your classes.) On this page, you will also find both a student site evaluation survey and a teacher evaluation survey. These will be used to improve this resource.

Credits
This tells where I got the information to make this website and the peoples' names who helped me to put this website together. You will see that it has taken a lot of people to make this site possible.

Español
Here is a translation of the site by Google.
Greeley Historia

Creative Commons License
Most of the material on this site is owned and created by Sara L. Brooks except for any historical photographs, maps and a few videos.

**Most of the historical photos are from Western History/Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library. Others are from the Greeley Museums. Photos of the historic Greeley Grays and Gipson school are from Gabriel Lopez. Some are in the public domain and others are from National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland. Please, credit those contributers if you use any of their work.**

Greeley an All American City is from Northern Colorado Upward Bound. Pillars of POW Camp video from CBS4 and Larry Green. Keri Voigt took the first pictures inside the new Greeley City Museum.

I have given credit to my sources where necessary either on the webpage and/or on the credits page.

This Creative Commons License is only valid for my portions of the Greeley History for Kids Website. Please contact me if you are not sure if what you would like to use is within the Creative Commons License.

Creative Commons License
Greeley History For Kids by Sara L. Brooks is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. You may use my pictures and videos unaltered (except for size) in your own non-commercial educational slideshows or projects as long as credit is given to Sara L. Brooks.

Simple Citation
Brooks, Sara L, Greeley History for Kids.<http://greeleyhistory.org>

 
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Updated on July 21, 2013
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