Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s September Presentation Program

Please join us on Thursday September 10, 2015 for a presentation from Reagan Harper from the Colorado State Library, she will be sharing information about their online project, Colorado Historic Newspapers. 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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2015 Heritage Walking and Biking Tours of Castle Rock

On Saturday August 22, 2015 and Saturday September 26, 2015 The Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum will be hosting a walking and biking tour of Historic Downtown Castle Rock. Please join us at 10:30 am at The Courtyard on Perry Street, next to Sienna 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’s Newsletter

August 2015

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Castle Rock Historical Society and Museum’s August Presentation Program

Please join us on Thursday August 13, 2015 for a presentation from Doris McCraw, of the Colorado Chautauqua. She will be speaking on poet and writer Helen Hunt Jackson, who was an activist for the better treatment of Native Americans by the U.S. Government and she is buried in Colorado Springs. 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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The Newest Exhibit to the Museum

The 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Flood

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In 1965 Castle Rock was cut off from the rest of Colorado when Plum Creek and Sellar’s Gulch flooded the city and washed out the bridges. Come in to the museum to find out what bridge this was and how much water rushed through Castle Rock before flowing into the Platte river and flooding Denver.

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