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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

BBQ Fundraiser for The Castle Rock Museum

BBQ fundraiser for the Castle Rock Museum.  Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. at the Eagle’s Club (1300 Caprice Dr. Castle Rock, CO  80109) There will be great bbq provided by Old West BBQ and live music from Rudy Grant and The Buffalo Riders – they performed at the Rock View lounge here … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for July

Please join us on Thursday, July 11, 2019 for a presentation by Sgt. Attila Denes from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on the history of the Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Denes has been with the DCSO for over 30 years and has worked in all areas of the sheriff’s office.  He has been the agency’s historian … Continue reading »

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Walking Tours of Downtown Castle Rock

The Castle Rock Museum will give free walking tours of downtown Castle Rock each month from June to September.  The first walking tour of the season will be on Sat. June 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM. The 45-minute tour will begin at The Courtyard on Perry Street, between 3rd and 4th streets and will conclude … Continue reading »

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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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