Fowler is rich in heritage, preserved and interpreted by the Fowler Historical Society and Museum, http://fowlerheritage.com. A must see among the prehistoric fossils, artifacts, historic photographs, genealogy, archives and other memorabilia showcasing the history of Fowler is the “gun in the stump”.
July 16, 2016 Annual Missouri Day celebration.
Missouri Day, began in July 1920 and continues today, always celebrated the second weekend in July, with a parade, family gatherings and reunions, picnics, food, baby contest, rodeo, carnival, entertainment, arts, quilt raffle, beer garden and dance celebrating the "Show Me" State of Missouri, settlers, descendants and heritage. The event begins on Friday evening with the Junior Livestock Show, all day Saturday beginning with a Wake Up Breakfast, parade, and activities ending with a dance in the evening. Sunday, Church in the Park finishes off the weekend festivities.
Fowler is also the gateway to the rich cultural and natural sites of the Canyon & Plains of Southeast Colorado www.secoloradoheritage.com. The Santa Fe Trail Mountain Branch National Scenic and Historic Byway; Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site; Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site; Boggsville National Historic Site, the last home of Kit Carson; Camp Amache National Historic Site, a World War II Japanese Internment Camp; WPA Sites, remnants of life during the Dust Bowl; and the Comanche National Grasslands a birder’s delight, as well as the home to the longest mapped Dinosaur Tracks in North America are all within easy driving distance.