"Josephine Jones, Colorado Humanities program director, said her organization was looking for small-town museums that had interesting stories to tell about how inhabitants arrived.
“Aspen has such a storied past, with early immigrants from Italy and later the mining and recent resurgence since the ’60s,” she said. “We thought it would be a place to have interesting journey stories itself to tell.”
“Journey Stories” delves into the history of American travel, innovations in transportation, and the search for freedom, a historical society press release says. Immigrants, slaves, explorers and business tycoons are among those chronicled."
History The Aspen Daily News reports on a project to build a local history of the area: