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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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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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