2015 Trolley Tour

Join us for the 6th Annual Trolley Tour Saturday May 16, 2015. This years focus will be 1965 flood of Castle Rock and the bridges that were washed out leaving Castle Rock cut off from the rest of Colorado. Meet at the Castle Rock Museum to board the trolley. Tour times are at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm and are approximately 45 minutes long. Please call or email the museum for reservations as seating is limited. Museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org, (303) 814-3164

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CRHS May’s Monthly Presentation Program

Join us on Thursday May 14, 2015 for a presentation from Mary Taylor Young on the 100th anniversary of Rock Mountain National Park. Philip S. Miller Library 100 S. Wilcox Street Castle Rock, Co. 80104. Refreshments will be served at 6:45 pm with the presentation starting at 7:00 pm. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org, www.castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. Admission is free.

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Hats, Hats, Hats!!

Are you still looking for that perfect hat for your Kentucky Derby Party? Maybe a hat with a lot of local history? Come down to the museum where we have the hat for you. Starr Oberlin’s family donated over 50 hats to the historical society from her collection for a silent auction fundraiser. The closing day for bids will be Thursday April 30th with a pickup day of Friday May 1st, just in time for wearing on May 2nd for your derby party. The museum is located at 420 Elbert Street Castle Rock Co. 80104. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org, castlerockhistoricalsociety.org

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CRHS April 2015 Newsletter

April 2015

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View the Newest Exhibit to the Museum!!

Russellville

In the 1990’s the Russellville Archaeological Project became a historical survey of the pubic and private land in Russellville. Using metal detectors archaeologists discovered over 3,000 items, it has been said that they may have been used by Confederate’s during the civil war, and that some items could have been used in the mining of gold in Russellville in 1859. Stop in the museum and see if you can identify any of these.

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Join us for a reception and silent auction on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The family of Starr Oberlin generously donated over 50 hats from Starr's hat collection to be sold in silent auction as a fundraiser for the Castle Rock Historical Society. From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Castle Rock Museum, 420 Elbert St. Castle Rock. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact the Museum at (303) 814-3164, or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org. ... See MoreSee Less

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YOU'RE INVITED! Join us for a free presentation at the Phillip S Miller Library Thursday (April 9th). Have you ever wondered about the history of women in Masonry? Want to learn more about how wome...

Free Historical Presentation

April 9, 2015, 7:00pm

Philip S Miller Library

YOU'RE INVITED! Join us for a free presentation at the Phillip S Miller Library Thursday (April 9th). Have you ever wondered about the history of women in Masonry? Want to learn more about how wome...

YOU'RE INVITED! Join us for a free presentation at the Phillip S Miller Library tomorrow (April 9th). Have you ever wondered about the history of women in Masonry? Want to learn more about how women were brought into this ancient fraternity? Karen Kidd, author and member of the American Federation of Human Rights will give a fascinating presentation on the topic. Join us at the library for refreshments at 6:45pm and the presentation at 7:00pm. For more information contact the Castle Rock Museum (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org, castlerockhistoricalsociety.org ... See MoreSee Less

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