Monthly Presentation – History of the ownership of The Rock

Ever wondered who owned The Rock in Castle Rock?  Join us on Thurs. Nov. 11, 2021 to learn about the ownership of the rock and what it took to research the owners.  Local historian, Ron Claussen will discuss his work on tracking the ownership of the Rock. This program is to share the resources available to you to do your own research. Some are simple and quick and some a little more tedious, but they are all available to you to explore the history of your family or whatever. Refreshments will be served at 6:45pm with the presentation beginning 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, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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Cowboy History – CRHSM Monthly Presentation for October

Join us Thurs. Oct. 14, 2021 for some lively story telling about cowboy life by retired local history teacher, John Berry and local historian, Ron Claussen.  Can 10-gallons fit in a cowboy hat?  Learn this and some other seldom heard stories of the life of the cowboy.  Refreshments will be served at 6:45pm with the presentation beginning 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, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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Ghost Stories & Tragic Tales of Castle Rock Walking Tours

Ghostly Stories and Tragic Tales of Castle Rock.   Join us for a walking tour of Downtown Castle Rock featuring tales of ghostly and tragic events in Castle Rock’s history.  Come hear stories of the Cantril School, The Old Stone Church, The B&B Café, Hangman’s Gulch and more.  The tours will be at 7:00pm on Wednesdays & Thursdays in October – Oct. 6th & 7th, 13th & 14th, 20th & 21st, and 27th & 28th.  Tour begins and ends at the Castle Rock Museum.  Please dress for the weather.  The tour is free, but donations are encouraged. Reservations are required. Please contact the Castle Rock Museum at museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org or 303-814-3164.

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Walking Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

Please join us on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021 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. The tour begins at 4:30pm. Contact the Castle Rock Museum (303)814-3163, museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org for information.  The tour is free.

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Last Walking Tour of Downtown Castle Rock for the Season

Join us for the last tour of the season on Sept. 25, 2021 at 10:00 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. Reservations will be required.  Contact the Castle Rock Museum to reserve your spot at (303) 814-3164 or museum@castlerockhistoricalsociety.org.

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