A ‘jolly old-fashioned’ country dance at Brush Creek schoolhouse, 1904 | AspenTimes.com

A ‘jolly old-fashioned’ country dance at Brush Creek schoolhouse, 1904

One 2.25 inch negative and photograph of the Brush Creek (Little Red) School.
Loey Ringquist | Courtesy photo/The Aspen Histori

“A large crowd of young people, some in a big wagon, some on horseback, went to the Brush Creek schoolhouse last evening and enjoyed a night of fun,” recounted the Aspen Democrat Times on Oct. 2, 1904. “The event being a jolly old-fashioned country dance. At midnight a supper was served and the fun continued until early morning, everybody having the time of their lives.”

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