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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

Virtual Monthly Presentation on Native Americans in Colorado

Since we haven’t been able to do monthly presentations and may not for awhile, we’re starting to make some virtual presentations.  Check out our first video on by Ron Claussen on Native Americans in Colorado at https://youtu.be/QMqpNeClaVY

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The Castle Rock Museum is back in business

As of May 27, 2020 the Castle Rock Museum has resumed normal business hours.  In order to stay in compliance with State regulations we have instituted some new guidelines. only 4 visitors in the museum at a time please call ahead at 303-814-3164 to let us know you are coming. so we can space people … Continue reading »

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Updates for May 2020

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and recommendations coming from our Governor recently, all CRHSM events and meetings in May will be cancelled.  As much as it saddens the CRHSM Board, this cancel policy includes Victoria’s Tea Fundraiser and our May 9th Trolley Tours.  Our museum remains closed as well.  Continuing the recommended practice … Continue reading »

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Updates for March and April 2020

Due to the COVID-19 situation, current recommendations from CDC, and recent closings of public buildings such as the Phillip S. Miller Library, all meetings, events and gatherings are canceled until further notice.  March 19th and April 9th general meetings to be originally held at the Phillip S. Miller Library are canceled.  The Castle Rock Museum remains closed until further notice as … Continue reading »

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Monthly Presentation Postponed & Museum Temporarily Closed

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, I have determined to cancel the March 19th General Meeting to be originally held at the Phillip S. Miller Library and have required the Castle Rock Museum remain closed until further notice as a way to protect our valuable staff and visitors.    As members of a larger community, nation and world, … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for March

Join us on Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020 as Dr. Marcia Goldstein tells the story of the Colorado Women’s Struggle for Suffrage.  Nearly 125 years ago, Colorado women won the battle for the ballot in November, 1893. In the midst of severe economic depression, the rallying cry of “Let the Women Vote!”; was heard from Denver … Continue reading »

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Meet The Artist Reception for Cindy Welch

Join us for a reception to kick off the opening of our special exhibit ” Castle Rock History in Watercolor” featuring local artist, Cindy Welch.  Come see many of her paintings of local sites around Castle Rock.  The exhibit opens Feb. 26th and will run through the end of March.  The reception will be Feb. … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for February

Please join us on Monday, Feb. 10, 2019 for a presentation by Jim Hansmann on The Gold Fever that struck the nation and brought thousands of people to the wonderful territory of Colorado.  Jim is the Collections Curator at The Castle Rock Museum and is author of a walking tour book of Castle Rock.  Come … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for January 2020

Please join us on Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020 for a viewing of the PBS film “Sheep & Cattle Wars”.   Ride into the “bloody grass” battlefields of the Old West’s longest feud over grazing and water rights and witness the gunfights, court cases and massacres that gave rise to the classic American contest of cowboy versus … Continue reading »

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Holiday History with Fun!!!

Join us for some holiday cheer!! Local children will be featured as they welcome us with a holiday song.  Bring your children and grandchildren to meet Santa.  Enjoy a cup of cider with us as we hear a bit about local holiday traditions.  We’ll also have a visit from two of the firefighters that help … Continue reading »

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