On August 1, we’ll celebrate the 141st anniversary of Colorado’s statehood.
Are you smarter than a (Colorado) fourth grader? Test your brilliance!
- What European country has Colorado been compared to for its elevation, its majestic mountains and natural beauty?
- Colorado has a number of nicknames–why is it often called the Centennial State?
- What number is Colorado’s coin in the United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters® Program? (Hint: it’s the same number as the order in which Colorado was admitted into the Union on August 1, 1876.)
- What incorporated city in Colorado is the highest in the United States?
- Yule Marble from Colorado forms the exterior of what national landmark?
“By empowering Coloradans in understanding and celebrating our rich history, we can all work together and look to building a better future,” said Steve W. Turner, Executive Director of History Colorado. History Colorado’s Community Museums throughout the state will be celebrating Colorado history on August 1st. Visit historycoloradocenter.org for more information.
1. Switzerland; 2. Because it was signed into a state in 1876, 100 years after the Declaration of Independence in 1776; 3. 38th; 4. Leadville, CO; 5. Lincoln Memorial