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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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Walking Tours of Cedar Hill and Bear Canon Cemeteries

Come join us for our annual walking tours of Cedar Hill and Bear Canon Cemeteries. Cedar Hill Cemetery  880 Wolfensberger Rd.  – Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at 4:30pm Bear Canon Cemetery 397 Perry Park Rd. Sedalia – Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at 5:00pm The tours are free and no reservations required.  

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for October

Please join un on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 for a presentation by Larry Schlupp from Historic Douglas County on the Goodnight Legacies. Primarily a self-educated man, Charles Goodnight possessed a strong entrepreneurial mind and superb innovating attributes to become successful and a key contributing factor in the growth of the cattle industry. Goodnight created a … Continue reading »

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Monthly Presentation for September 2018

Please join us on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 for a presentation by Edward Wallace as Mountain Man, James Beckwourth. Come learn about this amazing figure in Colorado history whose story you’ve probably never heard.  Beckwourth was born a slave and grew to lead an astonishing life as a trapper, colleague of Kit Carson, founder of … Continue reading »

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for August

Please join us on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 for a presentation by John Carson as his great grandfather Kit Carson.  John Carson is a ranger for the National Park Service at Bent’s Fort.  His presentation will highlight the expeditions in which Kit Carson was a guide for John Fremont and Company through Colorado and the … Continue reading »

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Monthly Presentation for July 2018

Please join us on Thursday, July 12, 2018 for a presentation by Sue Langdon as 19th Century explorer, writer, photographer and naturalist, Isabella Bird.  In 1873 Isabella Bird began an adventure from England that would eventually take her through Colorado and even Douglas County.  She did most of her traveling alone and on horseback.  Come … Continue reading »

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Walking Tours of Downtown Castle Rock

Once again, the Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum will give walking tours of downtown Castle Rock once a month from June to September.  Join us for the first walking tour of the season on June 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM. The 45-minute tour will begin at The Courtyard on Perry Street, between 3rd and … Continue reading »

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Monthly Presentation for June 2018

Join us on Thursday, June 14, 2018 for a presentation by Senior Historian, Lisa Schoch from CDOT on the 50th Anniversary of the first blast to start the construction of the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels on I-70. Come and hear about all the trials and tribulations involved in constructing the tunnels at the highest point on … Continue reading »

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3rd Annual Victoria’s Tea Fundraiser

The Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Victoria’s Tea featuring “The Legendary Ladies”.  Come see these wonderfully entertaining ladies who bring Colorado’s past to life. Join us May 12, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00pm at The Urban (221 Perry Street).  Tickets for sale online atwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org under the “Event Tickets” tab … Continue reading »

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9th Annual Trolley Tour of Castle Rock

Come one, come all for the 9th Annual Trolley Tour on Saturday, May 5, 2018. This year’s focus will be a tour of the Rhyolite buildings and homes in Castle Rock.  Come learn about the history of our beautiful rhyolite buildings.  Meet at the Castle Rock Museum to board the trolley. Tour times are at 9:30 am, 10:30 … Continue reading »

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