Upcoming Events

August 17: Highlands Ranch Historical Society's Downtown Aquarium RTD Tour
August 19: Cherokee Ranch Hike - Backcountry
August 19: Douglas County Open Space at Prairie Canyon Ranch
August 19: Roxborough Kiln Fundraiser
August 20: Sunday Blues Series #3: Jack Hadley LIVE at Cherokee Castle
August 21: Highlands Ranch Historical Society's Writing for Pleasure ...for Profit
August 23: Cherokee Ranch and Castle sponsors Arts Afield - Ranch Headquarters
August 24: Highlands Ranch Historical Society hosts Hammond Candy Factory RTD Tour
August 26: Louviers Clubhouse - 100 Years Anniversary Celebration
August 26: Cherokee Ranch Geology Hike
August 26: Walking Tour of Downtown Castle Rock
August 27: Cherokee Ranch Geology Hike

August Cherokee Castle
Recurring Events

...August 10, 17, 19, 24, 25 & 31: Public Tours of Cherokee Castle
...August 4, 11 & 18: Lunch on the Terrance
...August 2 & 16: Afternoon Tea
...August 19: High Noon Tea
...August 13 & 27: Sunday Brunch



For programs, concerts, teas and tours at Cherokee Castle, go to their the Castle website at http://cherokeeranch.org and check their Events page.


ALSO ..don't forget to check the Around the West to find events outside of Douglas County.

2018 HISTORIC CALENDAR

The HDC 2018 Book-calendar was released on August 3rdStrife and Success is the third in the series of Telling the History of Douglas County. The 2018 Book-calendar provides insight to the about Douglas County during the first three decades of the twentieth cent, 1900 - 1930. Learn more about the 2018 Book-calendar and how to obtain one at 2018 Book-Calendar.

Historic Douglas County Coverlet

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Douglas County Libraries Monthly Events

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Historic Douglas County, Inc. Mission:

The purpose of Historic Douglas County is to expand and enrich public awareness of Douglas County history through education and communication, and through support and coordination among local historical organizations and other related groups.

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On Holy Ground

…Author Karen Kidd

Karen Kidd On Holy Ground

Three area historical societies, Castle Rock, Larkspur and Palmer Lake, are jointly sponsoring a program about the American Federation of Human Rights. This stimulating, educational program brings Author Karen Kidd giving a detailed history of Co- Masonry, the institution that is the Obedience that admits men and women of all religions and national origins. Ms. Kidd has written two books about Masonry: Haunted Chambers and On Holy Ground, with the latter detailing the American Federation of Human Rights and its international headquarters in Larkspur.

The presentation will be at the 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. This presentation is FREE to the public.

If you would like to get a brief understanding of On Holy Ground, you can peruse a book-review on the book by the Phoenix Masonry, Inc..

The Denver Post published an article, “Co-Masonic history still alive in present-day Larkspur” by Elizabeth Hernandez, in their February 26, 2015 Douglas County edition of Your Hub. The Your Hub article can be viewed at AFHR Article.

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