Walking Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

Please join us on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021 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 4:30pm. Contact the Castle Rock Museum (303)814-3163, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org for information.  The tour is free.

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Last Walking Tour of Downtown Castle Rock for the Season

Join us for the last tour of the season on Sept. 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM. The 45-minute tour will begin at The Courtyard on Perry Street, 333 Perry St. and will conclude at the Castle Rock Museum, 420 Elbert Street.  The tour will highlight the history of Castle Rock and its many historic buildings. Reservations will be required.  Contact the Castle Rock Museum to reserve your spot at (303) 814-3164 or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for August and September

Join us on Thurs. Aug. 12th and Thurs. Sept. 9th as local author Laurie Marr Wasmund presents a two-part series chronicling the building of the American Expeditionary Force during WWI through the experiences of her great-uncle Corporal Henry Halgate Storm and as she explores the movements on the Home Front that defined our present-day country.  Laurie is the granddaughter of local historian and author, Josephine Marr.  Refreshments will be served at 6:45pm with the presentation beginning at 7:00pm at the Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox St. Castle Rock, CO 80104. For more information check out our website at www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org or contact the Castle Rock Museum at 303-814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org

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CRHSM Monthly Presentation for July 2021

Please join us on Thursday, July 8, 2021 to learn all about the 1878-79 Royal Gorge War between the Denver & Rio Grande Railway and the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.  Both lines wanted the rights to lay track to the mineral rich mines in Leadville, but only one would fit through the narrow gorge.  We will be showing a video called “The Royal Gorge Wars” followed by a discussion after the video. Refreshments will be served at 6:45pm with the presentation beginning at 7:00pm at the Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox St. Castle Rock, CO 80104. For more information check out our website at www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org or contact the Castle Rock Museum at 303-814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org

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Walking Tours of Downtown Castle Rock

Once again, the Castle Rock Museum is giving free walking tours of downtown Castle Rock each month from May to September.  Join us for the June tour on June 26, 2021 at 10:00 AM. The 45-minute tour will begin at The Courtyard on Perry Street, 300 Perry St. and will conclude at the Castle Rock Museum, 420 Elbert Street.  The tour will highlight the history of Castle Rock and its many historic buildings. The remaining tours will be on July 24th, Aug. 28th and Sept. 25th.  Reservations will be required.  Contact the Castle Rock Museum to reserve your spot at (303) 814-3164 or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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