Upcoming Events

November 20: Highlands Ranch Historical Society presents Guts and Glory: Modern Medicine and Surgery During the Civil War
December 1: The Most Wonderful Crime Of The Year! ...Murder Mystery Holiday Dine & Crime Show! at Cherokee Castle
December 2: 17 Mile House Farm Park Open House
December 2: Annie ...Highlands Ranch Historical Society's RTD Theatre Tour
December 2: Winter Nature Tour at Cherokee Ranch & Castle (Hosted by Denver Botanic Gardens)

November Cherokee Castle
Recurring Events

... November 18, 21 & 22: Public Tours of Cherokee Castle
...November 18: Thanksgiving Brunch...November 21 & 22: Thanksgiving Tea at Cherokee Ranch & Castle
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December Cherokee Castle
Recurring Events

Holiday Teas at the Castle ...December 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21 & 28
Holiday Brunch at the Castle ...December 2, 9 & 16


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.

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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Open Space Day at Prairie Canyon Ranch 2013

On August 24, 2013, Historic Douglas County, Inc. and Douglas County Open Space and Natural Resources co-sponsored Open Space Day at Prairie Canyon Ranch. This was a superbly appointed event with activity for the whole family …from trail rides and hiking to learning such pioneering skills as churning butter and numerous types of educational learning such as seeing …and, hearing about and seeing the Devon oxen that pulled the Conestoga wagons in the 1860s, bringing the pioneers who homesteaded Douglas County and significantly contributed to the development of Douglas County as we know it today. If you missed this superb event, the following picture collages will give you a bit of a feel that you shouldn’t have missed it.

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Horse & Hike Border

 
Milking Devons Border

 
Jerry Persall Border

 
Russert Cars Border

 
LHS Border

 
HawkQuest Border

 
Food Border

 
WoMD Border

 
American Indian Border

 
Blacksmithing Border

 
Boots and Saddles Border

 
DC Open Border

 
Franktown Fire Border

 
HDC Folks Border

 

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