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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

CRHSM Monthly Presentation for June 2019

Please join us on Thursday June 13, 2019 for a glimpse at history with Sid Langsam’s own movie “Operation: Speed”.  This great movie takes a look at all the action at the Continental Divide Raceways here in Castle Rock back in the 1960’s.  CDR was a well known race track for racers of all types.  … Continue reading »

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Bus Tour of Plains Conservation Center & Rocky Mtn. Arsenal Nat’l Wildlife Refuge

Date:  June 22, 2019       Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm      Cost:  $60.00/person Get to know the prairie in a whole new way. On our ride across the plains, participants watch for wildlife in the landscape, from prairie dogs to pronghorn antelope and birds of prey, beneath the great stretching sky while learning about … Continue reading »

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CDR Exhibit Grand Opening Event

Vroom, Vroom!!! Do you want to see some dragsters up close and personal?  Join us on May 18th from 11:00am – 4:00pm for the grand opening of our new Continental Divide Raceways exhibit.  We’ll have a couple of dragsters that actually raced at CDR, a funny car, refreshments and more. We will also be unveiling … Continue reading »

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May’s Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, May 16, 2019 for a presentation by Jim Hansmann on his book “Castle Rock, An Architectural & Historic Walking Tour”.  Jim is the Collections Curator at The Castle Rock Museum.  He has an MA in History and a minor in Museum Studies.  He’s been with the Museum for over 8 years and has … Continue reading »

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Castle Rock Museum’s Special Event

Visit The Castle Rock Museum and see our special exhibit, “Criminals, Jails and The Locks That Bind”.  Join us on April 6, 2019 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm to meet former Acoma Locks owner, Barry Meyer and discuss his collection of locks and handcuffs on display at the Museum.  Several of the locks are from the … Continue reading »

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, April 11, 2019 for an exiting experience back to the Old West.  Nationally acclaimed re-enactor, Jeff Norman will entertain guests as Buffalo Bill Cody.  Jeff will guide you down the untamed frontier trail that was Buffalo Bill’s life, in a costumed one-man play that’s as entertaining as it is informative.  … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for March

Please join us on Thursday, March 14, 2019 for a presentation by Jim Hansmann on his book “Castle Rock, An Architectural & Historic Walking Tour”.  Do you know the history of the old buildings in Castle Rock, well Jim Hansmann does. Jim is the Collections Curator at The Castle Rock Museum.  He has an MA … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Presentation for February 2019

Please note that the presentation is on Wednesday – not our usual Thursday!!!!   Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 for a presentation by Mary Lou Fenton about Wellspring. Did you realize that there is a thriving community in Castle Rock that serves people with Down Syndrome, Autism and other special needs? And these … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Presentation for January 2019

Please join us on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 for a presentation by former El Paso County Sheriff, John Anderson on his book about “Rankin Scott Kelly, 1st Sheriff El Paso County, Colorado Territory 18-61 – 1867”.  Kelly traveled west along the Santa Fe trail in 1860 with a wagon train of about 50 people.  Scott … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for November

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 for a presentation by author, Cindy Brick on her book “Ghosts & Legends of Colorado’s Front Range”.  Have you ever heard of ghostly sightings at such places as Hell Tree outside Fort Collins, a murderer stalking the halls of the Greeley Courthouse, and floating heads in the … Continue reading »

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