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COMMEMORATION
					The United States of America and the State of Colorado will mark two important milestones in 2026: the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and Colorado’s 150th anniversary of statehood.  These twin anniversaries present the people of Colorado with an opportunity to engage more fully with our past and look toward a shared future.

Read Senate Bill 22-011

Read Senate Bill 23-297

PURPOSE
				The America 250 – Colorado 150 Commission has determined that the mission and purpose of the commemoration is to:
				celebrate Colorado by acknowledging the completeness of our shared history.
				honor that which makes Colorado unique, and
				strive toward a more perfect union.
				In telling the story of Colorado, inclusive of all who have called Colorado home, the America 250 – Colorado 150 Commission is committed to highlighting Colorado’s place within the larger context of America.
				The intent of the American 250 – Colorado 150 Commission is to guide Colorado’s twin commemorations in ways that enable all Coloradoans to participate.

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Map of the MOUNTAINS & MESAS REGION

The Mountains and Mesas Region Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is further divided into three sections with a chair for each section. The region is comprised of 13 counties, 53 cities and towns. Ellen Roberts, regional advisory panel member, supervises all three sections.

list of the counties involved in the Mountains and Mesas LOC badge of Colorado 150