Upcoming Events

July 21, 27 & 29: Cherokee Castle Public Tours
July 21: Lunch on the Terrance at Cherokee Castle
July 22: Larkspur Historical Society presents Dennis Hagen and Climb to Glory: The 10th Mountain Division in World War II
July 22: Castle Rock Historical Society & Museum hosts a Walking Tour of Castle Rock
July 23: Cherokee Castle presents Bluzone Music Series featuring John Stillwagen
July 25 thru 29: Summer Camp Animal Safari (Cherokee Ranch and Nature Educators) ...ages 7-10
July 26: Cherokee Ranch & Castle sponsored Arts Afield at Nature Educators
July 27: Highlands Ranch Historical Society's Dazzle Jazz Club Lunch and Performance RTD Tour
July 29: 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.

Douglas County Libraries Monthly Events

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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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Centennial Ranches and Farms

Centennial Ranches in Colorado

Centennial Ranches and Farms denote ranches recognized ranches and farms that have been owned and operated within the same families for 100 or more years. The Centennial program is administered by History Colorado. The following enclosure is from the History Colorado website, proving a brief history of the program… “In 1986 a collaborative effort among then Governor Richard D. Lamm, the Colorado Historical Society (now History Colorado), and the Colorado Department of Agriculture created the Colorado Centennial Farms program to recognize the important role agriculture has played in our state’s history and economic development. Today, the program is administered by the State Historical Fund, a program of History Colorado. Colorado Centennial Farms is the first program of its kind in the nation to give Historic Structure Awards to families who have successfully preserved historic buildings on their farms and ranches.

The Centennial Ranches/Farms in Douglas County, Colorado are:

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