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July 4, 2024: American history through trees; The artistry of Tuskegee pilot Clarence Shivers

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Horticulturist Scott Skogerboe with a tag on one of the two apple trees he’s growing at his commercial nursery in Fort Collins that are the only remaining trees directly related to those once planted by Johnny Appleseed. Feb. 6, 2024.

On this Fourth of July, from George Washington to Johnny Appleseed, horticulturist Scott Skogerboe of Fort Collins is rooted in American history through the living legacy of trees. Then, celebrating the artistry of Tuskegee airman Clarence Shivers. The exhibit in Colorado Springs closes July 6. And Colorado's connection to "America the Beautiful."