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.


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Arriba Museum
317 Lincoln Avenue
Arriba, Colorado 80804

Cherry Creek Valley Historical Society & Museum
1628 South Oakland Street
Aurora, Colorado 80012
Website:  http://www.cherrycreekvalleyhistoricalsociety.org

Cheyenne Wells Old Jail Museum and Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Museum
85 West 2nd Street
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado 80810
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/CheyenneCountyMuseum.asp

Elbert County Historical Society & Museum
515 Comanche Street
PO Box 43
Kiowa, Colorado 80117
Website:  http://www.elbertcountymuseum.org

Flagler Hospital Museum & Hal Borland Room
311 Main Avenue
Flagler, Colorado 80815
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/FlaglerHospital.asp

Kit Carson County Carousel & Museum
Prairie Development Corporation
PO Box 202
Stratton, Colorado 80836
Website:  http://www.kitcarsoncountycarousel.com/index.html

Kit Carson Museum
200 Park Street
Kit Carson, Colorado 80825
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/KitCarsonMuseum.asp

Limon Heritage Museum & Railroad Park
899 1st Street
PO Box 341
Limon, Colorado 80828
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/LimonHeritageMuseum.asp

Lincoln County’s Hedlund House Museum
617 3rd Avenue
Hugo, Colorado 80821
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/LincolnCountyMuseum.asp

Littleton Museum
6028 South Gallup Street
Littleton, CO 80120
Website:  http://www.littletongov.org/museum

Old Town Museum
420 South 14th Street
Burlington, Colorado 80807
Website:  http://www.burlingtoncolo.com/old-town-museum.htm

Palmer Lake Historical Society
PO Box 662
Palmer Lake, Colorado 80133
Website:  http://palmerdividehistory.org

Second Central School Museum
404 4th Street
Flagler, Colorado 80815
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/FlaglerHospital.asp

World’s Wonder View Tower
30121 Frontage RoadGenoa, Colorado 80818
Website:  http://www.ourjourney.info/MyJourneyDestinations/WonderTower.asp#mce_temp_url#

Non-profit and Mailing Address Info | Box 2032 | Castle Rock | Colorado 80104
IRS Non-profit certified under the 501(c)3 section of the Internal Revenue Code: EIN: 26-4211562; DLN: 17053091004039
Registered as a Non-profit Corporation in the State of Colorado: 200910555341