Support CRHSM on Colorado Gives Day – Dec. 6th

We are always grateful for the support we receive from our members and the general public.  Please consider giving this year through the Colorado Gives program.  Click on the donation tab above to donate now.

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CRHSM Free Monthly Presentation for December

Please join us on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 for a presentation by Author Rhonda Beck about the history of Denver’s Union Station. She explores the history and stories behind one of the Mile High City’s most iconic historic landmarks.  In 1881 Denver’s Union Station opened as the largest structure west of the Mississippi.  The station welcomed people from all walks of life, from pioneers and miners to U.S. presidents and Buffalo Bill Cody – and even royalty from abroad. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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CRHS Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 for a presentation by Lisette Clemons who will discuss the history of the Arlington Ladies at Arlington National Cemetery. The Arlington Ladies are a group of volunteers who attend funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery to ensure that no Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Coast Guardsman is buried alone.  The ladies are an official part of the funeral service, representing the military service’s chief of staff or equivalent. The ladies present cards of condolence to the next of kin from the military service chief and spouse on behalf of the service family, and from the Arlington Lady herself. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Walking Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery in Castle Rock

Please join us on Sat. Oct. 22, 2016 for a leisurely walk through historic grave sites in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  The tour will include CRHS members portraying some of our local people in history. 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.  Refreshments will be served following the tour. The tour is free and reservations are not required.

For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303)814-3163, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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Fundraiser for the Month of October – Visit the 105 West Brewery

Mark your calendars!!!

For the month of October the 105 West Brewery in Castle Rock will donate their tips to the Castle Rock Museum. This is great way to support two local businesses and enjoy some local brews.

Join us on Oct. 16th, 4:00pm – 6:00pm at the Brewery to support and thank the brewery for their generous donation. Come enjoy good brews, good food and good company.

And tip generously!!!!!!

105 West Brewery
1043 Park Street
Castle Rock

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 for a spooky presentation by Shaun Boyd (Senior Archivist, Douglas County Libraries).  She’ll tell stories of mysterious and ghostly happenings in local history.  Ghosts at the Old Stone Church? The Cantril School?  A park built on a cemetery?  Telegraph operator ghosts? Come hear these and other stories!

Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.orgwww.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s Free Monthly Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 for a presentation by Jeff Miller about his book,”Behind the Lines”.  The book is about then-mining engineer Herbert Hoover’s amazing efforts to save the Belgian people from starvation during the German occupation between 1914-18.  Miller’s grandmother was Belgian and kept a diary of the time and her work with the Resistance and his grandfather worked with Hoover in the first large-scale wartime humanitarian effort in history.  Refreshments will start at 6:45pm and the presentation will begin at 7:00pm.  Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox St. Castle Rock, CO 80104.   For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org,  www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s Free Monthly Presentation Program

Please join us on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 for a presentation about famed railroad painter and WWII fighter pilot, Howard Fogg by Dick and Janet Fogg.  They will discuss his life and accomplishments.  Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org,  www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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2016 Heritage Walking Tours of Castle Rock

 Throughout the summer The Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum will be hosting walking tours of Historic Downtown Castle Rock. The tours will take place on the 4th Saturday of each month.  The last two tours will be August 27th and September 24th.  Please join us at 10:30 am at The Courtyard on Perry Street, next to Siena for a 45 minute tour that will conclude at the Castle Rock Museum. For group or biking tours please contact the museum at (303) 814-3164 or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. This event is free

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Castle Rock Historical Society Monthly Presentation for July

Calling all Members……..

You are cordially invited to our Member’s Social on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 2:00- 4:00pm at the Castle Rock Museum. Come enjoy Root Beer floats and spending time with other members of CRHS while relaxing in the Museum’s courtyard.  We look forward to seeing everyone.

Please note that this event is on Saturday, July 16th instead of our regular 2nd Thursday presentation.

 

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