Van Briggle authors to talk at OCC History Center Jan. 12

       The authors of a book on Van Briggle Pottery will give a presentation at the Old Colorado City History Center Friday, Jan. 12 at 11 a.m.
       David and Sharon Swint wrote “The Story Behind the Clay - A Comprehensive Guide to Commissioned Van Briggle Specialty Pieces.”
       According to an Old Colorado City Historical Society (OCCHS) press release, the Swints will present an illustrated program and a unique perspective of the history of the Van Briggle Company art pottery and specialty pieces that were commissioned and are seldom seen… Come enjoy memorabilia from earlier decades.”
       The center, owned and operated by the OCCHS, is at 1 S. 24th St. The doors will open at 10:15 a.m. for coffee and museum visitation. The presentation is free, but donations are welcome.
       For more information, call 636-1225.

From a press release