Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s Free Monthly Presentation Program

Please join us on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 for a presentation about famed railroad painter and WWII fighter pilot, Howard Fogg by Dick and Janet Fogg.  They will discuss his life and accomplishments.  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.org,  www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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2016 Heritage Walking Tours of Castle Rock

 Throughout the summer The Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum will be hosting walking tours of Historic Downtown Castle Rock. The tours will take place on the 4th Saturday of each month.  The last two tours will be August 27th and September 24th.  Please join us at 10:30 am at The Courtyard on Perry Street, next to Siena for a 45 minute tour that will conclude at the Castle Rock Museum. For group or biking tours please contact the museum at (303) 814-3164 or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. This event is free

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Castle Rock Historical Society Monthly Presentation for July

Calling all Members……..

You are cordially invited to our Member’s Social on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 2:00- 4:00pm at the Castle Rock Museum. Come enjoy Root Beer floats and spending time with other members of CRHS while relaxing in the Museum’s courtyard.  We look forward to seeing everyone.

Please note that this event is on Saturday, July 16th instead of our regular 2nd Thursday presentation.

 

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Castle Rock Historical Society Monthly Presentation for June

Please join us on Thursday, June 9, 2016 for a presentation by Historic Douglas County, Inc. about the history of Douglas County, “In the Beginning”.  Speakers will include Jim Weglarz, Tim Weber, Larry Schlupp and Blake Graham.

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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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum May Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, May 12, 2016 for a presentation by Joy Poole, the Deputy State Librarian of New Mexico.  She has edited a fascinating diary of the 1825-28 journey of Dr. Rowland Willard as he traveled the Santa Fe Trail and lived among its inhabitants. She will highlight stories from the book of the medical practices of the day, superstitions among the native peoples, battling a measles epidemic, and many other colorful stories about the Wild West before cowboys, ranchers and pioneers ever set foot there.

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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7th Annual Trolley Tour

Join us for the 7th Annual Trolley Tour on Saturday, May 14, 2016. This year’s focus will be “History in our Neighborhood” visiting areas outside of Downtown Castle Rock including Rhyolite Park and other quarries, the old towns of Douglas & New Memphis and other points of interest along the way.  Meet at the Castle Rock Museum to board the trolley. Tour times are at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm and are approximately 45 minutes long. Reservations recommended as seating is limited. Please call or email the museum to reserve your spot at (303)814-3164 or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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First Annual “Victoria’s Tea”

Join us for the first annual Victoria’s Tea to benefit the Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum.  Guests will enjoy tea, scones, music and great stories.  Come as you are or wear your finest outfit or hat.  Cups will be provided or bring your own to show off.

May 21, 2016

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Christ’s Episcopal Church  615 4th Street Castle Rock

Tickets $18.00  /  members $15.00        child (12 & under): $12.00 / member child: $10.00

Tickets are available for purchase at the Castle Rock Museum or online.  Click on the Event Ticket link at the top of this page to purchase tickets now.

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum April Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, April 14, 2016 for a presentation by renowned broadcaster and retired Channel 9 News anchor, Ed Sardella.  He will discuss interesting news stories he has covered in his career and how news has evolved over the decades. 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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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s March Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, March 10, 2016 for a Tribute to Silent Movies in honor of the Academy Awards.  Come enjoy a 21 minute Buster Keaton movie and some Oscar Trivia.  Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Please note that the location will be in the conference room at The Douglas County Fairgrounds Events Center 500 Fairgrounds Dr. 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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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s February Presentation

Please join us on Thursday February 11, 2016 for a Member participation evening on “Love is in the Air”.  We’re asking people to bring in vintage valentine’s and other memorabilia about love in your family.  You can bring in old wedding photos of your parents or grandparents and share stories of how they met. 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 and reservations are not required.

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