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NEW EXHIBIT ABOUT JEWISH MERCHANT
Presented by Summit Historical Society
 
An Untold Story of Summit County: Baron’s General Store, 1899-1928

This exhibit tells the story of Solomon Baron, an Orthodox Jewish merchant who ran a General Store in Dillon for two decades, beginning in 1899.
An immigrant from Russia to Denver, Silver Plume, and Dillon, Baron maintained a kosher lifestyle in the mountain community in which he was one of only a few Jews.

In addition to telling Baron’s story, the exhibit gives insight into the local buying behavior of Summit County residents.

The exhibit opens June 19th at the 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse, 403 La Bonte St, Dillon, and is open Thursday-Saturday, 11-2. $5.00 donation. Or call to schedule a private tour and talk, 970-468-2207.

RABBI GELFARB INVITES YOU TO READ THE FOLLOWING BOOKS
to better understand and combat racism in all its forms:

Novel

Books as Letters written to their Afrian American Children

Non-Fiction

In addition, read about the broader Jewish Community’s response to the death of George Flloyd and race-motivated violence in our communities: