History

History

GOLDA MEIR- Her Denver Connection

“It was in Denver that my real education began.” She only spent a little more than a year in Denver, sharing a small duplex with her sister and her sister's family. Born in Kiev Russia in 1898, and what is now Kiev Ukraine,  her family fled to the United States to...

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Tidbit: Ancient Games at the Highlands Ranch Mansion

One of the oldest games in the world, an early form of bowling was discovered in an ancient tomb in Egypt. The more modern game began in Germany around 400 AD. What’s the connection between this ancient game and the Highlands Ranch Mansion? For the elite of the Gilded...

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TORNADO in Highlands Ranch!!

June 22, 2023--a tornado touched down in Highlands Ranch at 3;23 pm, causing a wide area of destruction!   Larry Cooper, Highlands Ranch resident compiled some initial preliminary reports and stats on the very rare tornado, which showed that: Rating: EF-1        Peak...

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Celebrate! A Brief History of Fireworks

On the crisp, cold night of December 16th, 2023 the skies over Highlands Ranch lit up with fireworks. The display – rescheduled from July 4th - featured both traditional (chrysanthemum and Roman candle) and modern effects, such as smiley faces and hearts. Beautiful...

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