Upcoming Events: RAHS Annual Meeting and 10th Anniversary with special guest, Thomas Jefferson, Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Plan to attend RAHS’ annual meeting and anniversary celebration. A very special guest, Thomas Jefferson, has been invited to join us. Among other issues, he’ll explain his monumental presidential decision to expand the United States’ western frontier. We’ll provide more information soon but this we know: It’s free and open to school-aged children and adults but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or using the form below.
The Arcadia Publishing Company announced that the book Roxborough is here! The Roxborough Area Historical Society was chosen as the organization to launch the history book.
Longtime Roxborough Park residents and co-authors Flo Tonelli and Char Nauman spent months collecting information and images to recount Roxborough’s historical past. Both are founding members of the Roxborough Area Historical Society.
ROXBOROUGH receives Metro recognition. Char Nauman and Flo Tonelli’s book ROXBOROUGH was listed as a Denver POST’s Local Best Sellers in the August 21, 2016 edition. ROXBOROUGH placed third in the Paperback Nonfiction section. You can purchase Flo and Char’s popular book by emailing email@example.com or pick up a copy at the P.A.S.S. store in the Roxborough Market Place.
Flo and Char will be available at future events to speak about the book and Roxborough’s history. Watch for local postings about when these events will take place.
Upcoming: December 10, 11:45 a.m. Flo Tonelli and Char Nauman have been invited to give a short presentation on their book ROXBOROUGH at Roxborough State Park Saturday, December 10 from 11:45-12:05 p.m. at the park’s visitor center.
2017 Events Check back for 2017 events coming soon! Membership reminder: Become a member of RAHS and you'll assist in bringing information about history in our own backyard to others. Please consider renewing your membership if you are already a member! Annual memberships begin on January 1 of each year and remain active until the following December 31. Individual annual memberships are $15, family annual memberships are $20, lifetime memberships are $100 and business/corporate annual memberships are $50.
*Donations are always appreciated to help defray program costs.
2016 Past Events Thursday, January 28,Annual Meeting and special guest "Abe Lincoln" presenter, John Voehl Thursday, March 17,In the Beginning, Jim Weglarz, Larry Schlupp, Tim Weber, and Blake Graham Saturday, May 14, Lamb Spring/Miksch-Helmer cabin tour Saturday, June 18, Slocum Cabin tour Saturday, July 16, Miksch-Helmer Cabin tour Saturday, August 13, Fly'n B picnic Saturday, September 24, Riverside Cemetery field trip Thursday, October 20, Ghost Stories with Shaun Boyd Saturday, November 12, Audubon Nature Center field trip
2015 Past Events Thursday, January 29, Annual Meeting and Guest Speaker Jack Warner on "Lamb Spring" Wednesday, March 18, History of Lockheed Martin with Ralph Dergance Thursday, April 23, Buffalo Bill Experience with "Gunny" Jeff Norman Friday, July 17, Melanie Grothe on Mountain Jeannie Saturday, August 22, Tour of Miksch-Helmer cabin and Lamb Spring Thursday, September 24, Exploring Douglas County History with the Castle Rock Writers Thursday, October 22, Roxborough Geology with Roxborough State Park Naturalist Roger Dowell
2014 Past Events Thursday, January 30, Annual Meeting and Guest Speaker Jeff Broome Saturday April 12, Living on the Rocks, Guest Speaker Archaeologist Todd McMahon Saturday May 3, Tour of HISTORY COLORADO CENTER Friday, June 27, History of Douglas County Law Enforcement 1859-2014, Guest speaker Attila Denes Saturday, July 19, Miksch-Helmer Cabin Tour Saturday, August 2, Palmer Lake historical bus tour and ice cream social with the Palmer lake Historical Society Saturday, September 20, Miksch-Helmer Cabin Tour Tuesday, September 23, Margaret Coel, "My Journey with the Arapahos Through History and Mystery" Thursday, October 23, Author Gail Beaton, Historical Women of Colorado
2013 Past Events Past events: Saturday August 24, 2013 Clean-up and Tour of the Miksch-Helmer Cabin - Members Only Saturday, September 14, 2013 Tour of the Miksch-Helmer Cabin Saturday, September 28, 2013 Tour of the Miksch-Helmer Cabin Saturday, September 21, 2013 - Field Trip to visit the Larkspur Historical Society's Crull - Hammond Cabin
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