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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

Walking Tour of Bear Canyon Cemetery

Please join us on Saturday, October 28, 2017 for a walking tour of the Bear Canyon Cemetery off Highway 105. The Bear Canyon Cemetery was founded in 1872 and contains the remains of pioneers significant in the early history of Sedalia, Castle Rock and Douglas County. Please meet at the Bear Canyon Cemetery at 397 … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for October

Please join us on Thursday, October 12, 2017 for a presentation by Shaun Boyd (Senior Archivist, Douglas County Libraries) on Ghostly Happenings and reports of paranormal research in Douglas County.  She will tell tales of spooky events of the past and how researchers try to record these events today.  Jake Jacobs from Colorado Paranormal Investigators … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for September

Please join us on Thursday, September 14, 2017 for a presentation by Bart Berger from the Denver Mountain Parks Foundation.  He created the foundation years ago to help to serve as an advocate for Denver Mountain Parks in hopes of improving and maximizing the potential of the park system’s 14,000 acres.  The mountain parks are … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for August

Please join us on Thurs. August 10, 2017 for a presentation by Dick Kreck on his book “Rich People Behaving Badly”.  Public respectability does not always translate into tidy private lives, and our interest in the naughty behavior of the rich and famous will never be satisfied. Former Denver Post reporter Dick Kreck takes us … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for July

Please join us on Thursday, July 13, 2017 for a presentation on Guts and Glory: Modern Medicine and Surgery During the Civil War.  Featuring Dr. Bob Malin, who will speak about Civil War medical and surgical practices during the American Civil War.  Dr. Malin will discuss myths of “bitten bullets”, whiskey anesthesia, barbaric practices.  Dr. … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, June 8, 2017 for a presentation by local historian Jerry Persall about the “Soul Melting Scenery” in our area.  He will discuss the beautiful scenery of the area.  Refreshments will be served at 6:45pm and the presentation will begin at 7:00pm.  Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox St. Castle … Continue reading »

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8th Annual Trolley Tour of Historic Castle Rock

Come one, come all for the 8th Annual Trolley Tour on Saturday, May 20, 2016. This year’s focus will be a tour of the Historic Craig & Gould Neighborhood.  Come learn about the history of the beautiful rhyolite houses and the people who used to call them home.  Meet at the Castle Rock Museum to … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, May 11, 2017 for a presentation by Dr. Max Frazier.  This evening will be a discussion on the book “One of Ours” by Willa Cather.   A Pulitzer Prize winning novel about a young Nebraska man who enlists in World War I in order to find purpose and freedom.  Dr. Frazier … Continue reading »

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2nd Annual Victoria’s Tea Fundriaser

Step back in time at Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s 2nd Annual Victoria’s Tea fundraiser.  The CRHSM kicked off its 1st Tea in 2016 with tea, scones, music and stories from local characters in history.  So, it’s time to do it again.  The 2nd Annual Victoria’s Tea will be May 6, 2017 from 2:00pm … Continue reading »

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New Exhibit Grand Opening – World War I

World War I, the war to end all wars Join us for the grand opening of the new World War I exhibit at the Castle Rock Museum on April 8, 2017 in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the United States’ involvement in World War I.  We will have WWI re-enactors on hand in uniform … Continue reading »

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