Upcoming Events

June 24 & 29, July 6 & 8: Cherokee Castle Public Tours
June 26: Into the Wild at Cherokee Ranch & Castle
June 27-29: Wildlife Learners Summer Camp at Cherokee Ranch & Castle (Ages 10-15)
June 28: Afternoon Tea at Cherokee Castle
June 30: Lunch on the Terrace at Cherokee Castle
July 3: Cherokee Ranch & Castle's Into the Wild! ~ Water and Resources
July 4: Elbert County Historical Society & Museum celebration, Pioneer Fourth of July
July 7: Lunch on the Terrance at Cherokee Castle
July 8: 17 Mile House Farm Park Open House
July 8: HRCA & HRHS's Back Country Hayride
July 8: Castle Rock Historical Society & Museum's Historic Fort Logan Army Base
July 8: High Noon Tea at the Castle (Cherokee Castle)


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.

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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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