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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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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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