Owners work to save historic school

THE COLONA SCHOOL AND GRANGE has fallen into disrepair, and the owners, an organization called the Colona Grange No. 259, were awarded a $250,000 grant from the Colorado Historical Society. They must raise $85,000 by Feb. 1 to secure the grant.  The organization has kicked off its efforts to raise the money by holding a fundraiser Sunday.



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THE COLONA SCHOOL AND GRANGE has fallen into disrepair, and the owners, an organization called the Colona Grange No. 259, were awarded a $250,000 grant from the Colorado Historical Society. They must raise $85,000 by Feb. 1 to secure the grant.  The organization has kicked off its efforts to raise the money by holding a fundraiser Sunday.

Most visitors to the Colona School and Grange only have one thing to say upon entering the imposing historic landmark. “Wow.” “It’s just such an atmosphere,”…




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