When glass artist Lark Abel ﬁrst visited Crawford several years ago, she discovered a blossoming arts community.
“Crawford and Paonia have incredibly talented people,” said Abel, who has been a working artist for almost 40 years.
Take a look back at the history of the old school as building a new Cedaredge Elementary School and restoration of the 1920 Consolidated School building gets underway.
In 1919-1920 the school district worked toward constructing one large building to accommodate all students in grades 1-12.
During the early years of the 19th century the United States, fed up at the British navy’s haughtiness and with disagreements over shipping and trade on the high seas, declared war on Great Britain on June 18, 1812. Sometimes referred to as the “Second War of Independence,” and the “forgotten war,” the War of 1812 lasted for a little more than two years.