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Soderberg Bunkhouse: My HistoriCorps Experience

The Rig, the Road and the RV Life By October 26, 2020 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

After building a little suspense over the last few weeks with the teaser posts, the history of Soderberg Ranch and the ins and outs of becoming a HistoriCorps volunteer, we finally made it to the best post on the subject. My HistoriCorps experience as part of the crew restoring the Soderberg Bunkhouse near Fort Collins, […]


History of Colorado’s Soderberg Ranch

The Rig, the Road and the RV Life By October 19, 2020 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Before I share the experience of working with HistoriCorps on the Soderberg Bunkhouse, I want to take a step back and tell the story of the Soderberg Ranch. I think learning the story gives perspective as to why the work we did on the building was important and relevant to the US history of westward […]


How to Volunteer with HistoriCorps

The Rig, the Road and the RV Life By October 12, 2020 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I have lots I want to share about my experience as a HistoriCorps volunteer. But before I share tons of photos, the project I was part of and my specific experience, I want to share the process of becoming a HistoriCorps volunteer, make recommendations for selecting a project and give you an idea of what […]


HistoriCorps Workamping

This and That By September 28, 2020 Tags: , , , 6 Comments

I just finished my HistoriCorps workamping assignment at Soderberg Ranch Bunkhouse at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, just outside of Fort Collins, Colorado. And while I have a lot to share about the experience, this week is just a very high level overview. I call it HistoriCorps Workamping because workamping is a term most RVers are […]