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Author Archives: Claudine Phibbs

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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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for November

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad.  On Thursday, November 14, 2019 the Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum will hold a showing of the film, “Journey to Promontory”.  This hour-long film tells the story of America’s first transcontinental railroad.  Learn how this incredible feat took place in 1869, unifying the country … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for October 2019 – Postponed due to the weather!!!!!!

This presentation has been postponed to a date in the future.   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 to Durango. Colorado’s astute male voters gained national attention … Continue reading »

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Walking Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

Please join us on Sat. Oct. 12, 2018 for a leisurely walk through historic grave sites in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  Cedar Hill was founded in 1875 and is the only cemetery in Castle Rock.  It contains the remains of pioneers significant in the early history of Castle Rock and Douglas County. The tour begins at … Continue reading »

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Walking Tour of Bear Canon Cemetery

Please join us on Saturday, October 26, 2018 for a walking tour of the Bear Canon Cemetery off Highway 105. The Bear Canon Cemetery was founded in 1872 and contains the remains of pioneers significant in the early history of Sedalia, Castle Rock and Douglas County. Please meet at the Bear Canon Cemetery at 397 … Continue reading »

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Ghostly & Tragic Walking Tours of Castle Rock

Ghostly and Tragic Tales of Castle Rock.   Join us for walking tour of Castle Rock featuring tales of ghostly and tragic events in Castle Rock’s history.  Come hear stories of the Cantril School, The Old Stone Church, The B&B Café, Hangman’s Gulch and more.  Tour begins at the Castle Rock Museum at 7:00pm on Oct. … Continue reading »

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