Category Archives: History

History of Horse Alley

The news is out! Dusty Shutt is opening a new location! In our last blog, we told you when (October 6th, for First Friday Art Walk) and where (Horse Alley Studio, 2425 ¾ Colorado Ave in Old Colorado City), and a little about its Old West history (horses were tied in Horse Alley to keep streets clean and tidy). Now here’s a little about its more recent history! Horse Alley Studio was originally a .

Dusty Shutt Silver Announces Our New Location

Drum roll, please, and trumpet blast. Dusty Shutt Silver announces our newest location, opening October 6, for First Friday Art Walk! We’ve rolled out the red carpet. Come check out what we have in store for you.   Our new shop is Horse Alley Studio located at 2425 ¾ Colorado Ave in Old Colorado City’s National Historic District. Filled with fascinating pieces of fabulous jewelry, our newest location has quite the interesting history. Did .

The Mystery of Colorado’s History

Colorado is made up of all of God’s finest: vibrant blue skies, majestic mountain vistas, seas of wildflowers, diverse animal life, brawny pines and mighty oaks, year-round sunshine, arid deserts, raging rivers, canyons, caverns, mystery, and history. Colorado joined the union in 1876 as America’s 38th state, earning her the nickname “The Centennial State”. Spanning over 104,000 square miles, she’s the country’s eighth largest state in terms of land mass. The name Colorado is .