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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

Colorado Gives Day is coming!!!!

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WWI Re-Enactors here for closing of exhibit

Join us on Sat. Nov. 11, 2017 for a Veteran’s Day tribute and closing of the WWI exhibit at the Castle Rock Museum.  Re-enactors will join us for the official end of our exhibit in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the United States involvement in World War I.  The re-enactors will be on hand … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for November

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 for a presentation by Teri Johnson on Mary Elitch who was the founder of Elitch Gardens.  For more than a century Elitch’s was one of the most popular entertainment destinations in Colorado.  It was nationally known for its luscious gardens, the Trocadero Ballroom, the Theatre at the … Continue reading »

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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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