Please join us on Sat. Oct. 7, 2023 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. Retired local history teacher, John Berry will give the guided tour along with several re-enactors. The tour begins at 4:30pm. Contact the Castle Rock Museum (303)814-3163, firstname.lastname@example.org for information. The tour is free and no reservations required.
Joins us on Thurs. Sept. 14, 2023 for a presentation by CRHSM President, Ron Claussen on the 90th Anniversary of the Castlewood Canyon Dam break. The collapse of part of the Castlewood Canyon Dam caused a major flood that made it all the way to Downtown Denver. It caused over 1 million in damage (in 1933 values) and took out farms, ranches, homes and so much more along the way. The presentation will begin 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, email@example.com.
The Castle Rock Museum is giving free walking tours of downtown Castle Rock each month from June to September. Join us for the August tour on Aug. 26, 2023 at 10:30 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. The last tour of the season will be on Sept. 23rd. For more information, contact the Castle Rock Museum at (303) 814-3164 or firstname.lastname@example.org.