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Colorado Day: what it is and how to celebrate

Pikes Peak
Posted at 4:15 PM, Jul 31, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-01 18:53:55-04

What is Colorado Day?

On August 1st, 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation that made Colorado a state. Making it the 38th state to join the Union.

Since then, on August 1st has been celebrated as Colorado Day to celebrate the event's anniversary. This year marks 147 years since the signing.

What can you do to celebrate?

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