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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

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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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 2017 for a presentation by Dr. Jack Ballard about the history of Fort Logan Army Base.  Most people think only of the cemetery at Fort Logan, but nearby there are fine, substantial brick buildings that mark the remains of a once-bustling military post.  Dr. Ballard holds a PhD … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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, … Continue reading »

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