CRHS Newsletter

June 2015

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July’s Presentation Program

Join us on Thursday July 9, 2015 for a presentation on Martin Marietta/Lockheed Martin: Space and Rocketry in Douglas County. 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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2015 Heritage Walking Tours

June 27th begins the 2015 Summer
Heritage Walking Tours

Join us for a walking tour of historic Castle Rock on June 27, 2015 at 10:30 AM. The 45 minute tour will begin at The Courtyard on Perry Street, between 3rd and 4th streets, and will conclude at the Castle Rock Museum, 420 Elbert Street. Group and bike tours are available by reservation. (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org

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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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JOIN US TOMORROW, June 27, 2015 - Heritage Walking Tour of Downtown Castle Rock!! Meet at the courtyard on Perry Street by Sienna at 10:30 am for a 45 minute walking tour that concludes at the Castle Rock Museum. Call or email the museum for bike or group tours. (303) 814-3164, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.or ... See MoreSee Less

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Flashback Friday!! Did you Know?? One of the original homesteaders, Jeremiah Gould, owned 160 acres to the south of "The Rock." In 1874, Gould donated 120 acres to "be known as Castle Rock." It was t...

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We are SO excited that there will soon be a destination for water fun close by. Now in the planning stages, Reuter-Hess Reservior is set to offer canoeing, fishing and hiking for residents... ...

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