History of Wray, Colorado, 1886-1986 by , 1986, Curtis Media Corp. edition, in English Started in 1969 the museum houses a extensive collection artifacts from northeastern Colorado. City: Wray. Coston Collection : Chief Street 1900 From the W.B. [East Yuma County Historical Society (Yuma County, Colo.);] They raise funds to cover these costs through tours, special events, endowments, gifts, and memberships. - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about. After all, individual members receive free admission to the Wray Museum, six newsletters each year with articles on local historic topics of interest, and voting privileges at the annual meeting of the EYCHS. A post office called Wray has been in operation since 1882. Get this from a library! By becoming a member of the Wray Museum, you are remembering and honoring those who have gone before. Wray 1886 From the Yuma County Historical Society Collection. Wray Branch (Wray, Colorado)) Family History Library Wray Death Records. Colorado has 58 mountain peaks exceeding 14,000 feet (known as "fourteeners" or "14ers" locally) — the most of any state. History of Wray, Colorado 1886-1986 Author East Yuma County Historical Society Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near fine Quantity available 1 Edition Edition Not Stated Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 088107053X ISBN 13 9780881070538 Publisher Curtis Media Corporation Place of Publication Dallas Date published 1986 Keywords Amenities. Tabs. Membership funds help sponsor Wray Museum special activities and programs. Latest Data (2018) Population: 2,334: … We appreciate your support and hope you become part of our organization as we strive to achieve our mission. The Official Site of Colorado Tourism © 2020 Colorado Tourism Office. The East Yuma County Historical Society (EYCHS), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, was incorporated with the State of Colorado on July 1, 1969. They also provide matching monies forgrants. Started in 1969 the museum houses a extensive collection artifacts from northeastern Colorado, In addition to the Four Corners Monument — where Colorado’s southwest border meets Arizona, Utah and New Mexico — the area is filled with...Read more, Colorado’s music, dance and theater organizations are known for presenting popular masterpieces as well as innovative new works.Read more, Golden Gate Canyon State Park is one of the closest state parks...Read more, It takes ample amounts of black top, singletrack, sunshine and friendly people to create a bikers’ paradise to match Colorado. As owners of the Collection which is permanently housed at the Museum, they are responsible for cost of acquisition, care of the Collection, exhibition, and similar materials. Your dues go to support a community-minded organization whose mission is to inspire appreciation and understanding of the vibrant history of Wray and the surrounding area. Location. The mission of the Wray Museum is to inspire appreciation and understanding of the vibrant history of Wray and the surrounding area through the documentation, study, and exhibition of artifacts in order to foster community pride and enhance the quality of life for present and future generations. Business members receive an added benefit of a membership plaque for their place of business and promotional space in the Wray Museum newsletter. Clippings of Births, Marriages and Obituaries from the Wray Gazette, Wray, Yuma County, Colorado, 1990-1996 Family History Library Obituaries from the Yuma Colorado papers, Wray and Yuma WorldCat Wray Histories and Genealogies. Overview. The continued growth and development of the Museum depends upon generous individuals and businesses that support our efforts with their donations and membership. The Wray Museum focuses on the unique history of Wray, Colorado and the surrounding area. In addition family members receive 50% discount on museum ticketed events, and lifetime individual member names are placed on our Lifetime Membership plaques on display at the Wray Museum.