Upcoming Events

January 18: Palmer Lakes Historical Society's (PLHS) Annual Potluck Dinner and Membership Meeting
January 19: Highlands Ranch Historical Society hosts The Denver Mob Tour
January 20: Dessert with Edgar Allen Poe ...at the Castle
January 21: Mary Todd Lincoln in person at Roxborough Area Historical Society
January 21: Highlands Ranch Historical Society presents Sheriff Kelly, El Paso County’s First Sheriff ...the Secret Scandal

Cherokee Castle
Recurring Events

Public Tours of the Castle: January 6, 18, 20 & 25

For programs, concerts, teas and tours at Cherokee Castle, go to their the Castle website at http://cherokeeranch.org and check their Events page.
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ALSO ..don't forget to check the Around the West to find events outside of Douglas County.


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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Carousel Indian Pony Christmas Tree Ornament

Historic Douglas County Inc. offers a very special INDIAN PONY CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT from the amazing Kit County Carousel Museum gift shop, Hoofbeats. This beautiful ornament is a one-of-a-kind specifically designed to celebrate the INDIAN PONY located on the amazing No. 6 carousel manufactured by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company (PTC) between 1904 and 1933. The Kit Carson County Carousel is a three-row, fully operational, antique carousel and is a menagerie-styled carousel (having other animals in addition to horses).

This magnificent ornament will is done in gold color and is detailed and highlighted with paints reflecting the coloring details of the INDIAN PONY on Carousel No. 6. This ornament is not only a stunning way to adorn your Christmas tree and celebrate the Christmas Season, it is a keepsake reminder of the superb early twentieth century carousels and a time that seemed somewhat easier and immensely enjoyable.

This ornament is the gift that can keep on giving year after year as well as an enticement and go see Carousel No. 6 and the splendid Carousel Museum in Burlington, Colorado …you’ll never forget it! Check out the Carousel and Museum at Kit County Carousel. By the way, this beautiful INDIAN PONY CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT may also serve as that unique, special gift for which you have been looking for that special friend at Christmas time!

You can order this INDIAN PONY CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT by following the instructions shown below. Each Christmas Tree Ornament ordered is $15 and includes handling and shipping.


Please click on Ornament and provide your Name, Address, City, State and Zip Code along with your Email Address and Telephone Number. Then, complete the PayPal information below.

1. Your PayPal payment will be cross-referenced with your email order before the ornament(s) is sent to you.
2. Shipment of your ornament(s) will not be made to a location outside of the continental United States.


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