WELCOME TO DURANGO
My great-great-grandfather, John C. Turner was a member of the first (Anglo) exploration party that arrived in 1860. Six generations of our family have made our home in southwest Colorado (before it was even called Durango).
~ Jack Turner
John C Turner
La Plata County Commissioner 1876
John R. (Jack) Turner
Independent County Comissioner Candidate 2020
Live at the historic Henry Strater Theatre – a series of personal stories told by locals who have called the area home for generations. These “characters” share first-hand recollections and historic family photographs, many more than a century old.
Looking for filming locations or in Durango, CO or the surrounding area? Here is where you’ll find iconic western landscapes, forests, rivers, jagged peaks, and historic settings in Durango, Silverton, Telluride and the Four Corners region.
Interested in Durango area history as told by the locals? Our programs feature personal stories, historic photos, and memorabilia. Interesting and unusual venues are available or they can be hosted at a location of your choice. Each is customized by length, content, and your interest.