CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation For March 2017

Please join us on Thursday, March 9, 2017 for a presentation by Roger Hadix of the Colorado Vintage Baseball Association.  Mr. Hadix will discuss his book about old-time baseball along the Front Range and how the CVBA still plays baseball with the old-time rules, uniforms and bats, etc.  Join us in your favorite baseball uniform or come as you are.  Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164.

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for February 2017

Please join us on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 for a presentation by Rebecca Schwendler. PHD., RPA from Paleo West Archaeology.  She will discuss the old Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp located in Castle Rock and the survey that was done for the current “Terrain” development in that location.  During the Great Depression the CCC built dams and other infrastructure in the Castle Rock area.  The camp included many buildings and even a baseball diamond.

Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Bus Tour of Historic Denver

Think you know the city of Denver?  Think again!  Presented by Denver history Tours, this six hour bus with bathroom tour looks at the city from its beginnings until WWI, telling you many tales, contrasting the past with the present, getting you a mile high, letting you know the fiascoes and the follies, the romance, the drama and the rumors and more!

March 18, 2017  10:00am- 4:00pm   Cost:  $45.00

Depart from the Castle Rock Museum parking lot.

Buy your tickets online on our website or call the Museum for reservations at 303-814-3164.

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for January 2017

Please join us on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 for a presentation by Ed Weising.  He will speak about humorous hoaxes, sleazy scams & scurrilous schemes in Colorado history. In this entertaining presentation, you will learn about the crazy things that people believed that bilked them out of their life’s savings during the early years of Colorado.  Hoaxes and scams were prevalent during the 19th century including the great “diamond hoax” and “McGinty,” the petrified manRefreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Support CRHSM on Colorado Gives Day – Dec. 6th

We are always grateful for the support we receive from our members and the general public.  Please consider giving this year through the Colorado Gives program.  Click on the donation tab above to donate now.

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for December

Please join us on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 for a presentation by Author Rhonda Beck about the history of Denver’s Union Station. She explores the history and stories behind one of the Mile High City’s most iconic historic landmarks.  In 1881 Denver’s Union Station opened as the largest structure west of the Mississippi.  The station welcomed people from all walks of life, from pioneers and miners to U.S. presidents and Buffalo Bill Cody – and even royalty from abroad. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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CRHS Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 for a presentation by Lisette Clemons who will discuss the history of the Arlington Ladies at Arlington National Cemetery. The Arlington Ladies are a group of volunteers who attend funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery to ensure that no Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Coast Guardsman is buried alone.  The ladies are an official part of the funeral service, representing the military service’s chief of staff or equivalent. The ladies present cards of condolence to the next of kin from the military service chief and spouse on behalf of the service family, and from the Arlington Lady herself. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Walking Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery in Castle Rock

Please join us on Sat. Oct. 22, 2016 for a leisurely walk through historic grave sites in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  The tour will include CRHS members portraying some of our local people in history. Cedar Hill was founded in 1875 and is the only cemetery in Castle Rock. It contains the remains of pioneers significant in the early history of Castle Rock and Douglas County. The tour begins at 4:30pm.  Refreshments will be served following the tour. The tour is free and reservations are not required.

For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303)814-3163, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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Fundraiser for the Month of October – Visit the 105 West Brewery

Mark your calendars!!!

For the month of October the 105 West Brewery in Castle Rock will donate their tips to the Castle Rock Museum. This is great way to support two local businesses and enjoy some local brews.

Join us on Oct. 16th, 4:00pm – 6:00pm at the Brewery to support and thank the brewery for their generous donation. Come enjoy good brews, good food and good company.

And tip generously!!!!!!

105 West Brewery
1043 Park Street
Castle Rock

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 for a spooky presentation by Shaun Boyd (Senior Archivist, Douglas County Libraries).  She’ll tell stories of mysterious and ghostly happenings in local history.  Ghosts at the Old Stone Church? The Cantril School?  A park built on a cemetery?  Telegraph operator ghosts? Come hear these and other stories!

Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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