Fremont Heritage Commission

About Us

We were originally seven members appointed to the Fremont county heritage commission established by resolution #54, 2008. We now have approval to have nine members by resolution of May 2011. Designation of the county as a Preserve America County was part of the saving places movement started nationally. The requirements called for appointment of an advisory group to oversee historical treasures of the county. We have gained a great deal of credibility over the past four years, and we now have a new focus:

Local landmark status of our historic sites, structures and landscapes has become very important because of the possibility owners may wish to ask for Colorado historical fund grants. The Common Grant Application calls for indication of whether the site was designated a “Local Landscape”.

The Fremont County Heritage Commission (FCHC) was originally set up as representing each geographic area of the county, and the major interests of the citizens: