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150th Anniversary Blog

150th Anniversary Blog

Oct 04

Celebrate Landmarks

Posted on October 4, 2019 at 4:31 PM by Kristy Bansemer

Since most structures still standing in Derby date back only a few decades, planning Derby’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2019 prompted discussions about how best to tell Derby’s story. 

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Feb 06

Celebrate 150 Years

Posted on February 6, 2019 at 10:58 AM by Kristy Bansemer

A lot has changed in 150 years, especially in the City of Derby. In 1869, the Alexander Garrett family staked a claim near Spring Creek close to what’s now Garrett Park, sparking the community that soon became El Paso and then in the 1950s boomed into Derby.

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