OSHR 1141 - History Mystery Tour (PERK SERIES)

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

Come tour campus and learn the history behind the buildings, landmarks and their stories. CSU was founded in 1870. CSU’s three-part mission is education, research, and service.

The tour will include details on why one of the campus’s oldest building burned down in 1970 and where the remains have been placed. Learn that Spruce Hall is one of only two buildings remaining that reflect the architectural character of the original campus. There’s a scary side to campus too! Learn what buildings are haunted, hear the stories students have told for decades, and get the inside scoop on the creepy, funny and weird.

Discover the meaning and superstitions of the"Oval" and hear some of the wildest stories about the oldest parts of campus.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.