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The Cole Family – Long Time Family Residents

This oral history interview of the Cole Family was collected on September 26, 2017 by the Highlands Ranch Historical Society in the course of their historical documentation of the Highlands Ranch area. This video is an Oral History of two Cole family members,...

Lawrence Phipps III – A Tribute

Our Friend will be Missed: Lawrence Phipps III The Highlands Ranch Historical Society is sad to hear of the loss of a great friend, Lawrence Phipps III. Mr. Phipps was gracious, kind, and ever so helpful to us, and thus to the community of Highlands Ranch. He freely...

Highlight Reel

This video is about the Highlands Ranch Historical Society Oral History project.   HRHS: Videographer: Mark Stevenson, Project Director for the Highlands Ranch Oral History Project

Colorado Highway History

Colorado FirstYet Colorado was once a barrier. The first American sent here that the Rocky Mountains were unfit for civilization and would be anything more than an icy wasteland. The first of California-bound settlers arrived here several decades later and saw...

A warm welcome the New HRHS Wrangler Coordinators

Congratulations to IdaLynn and Gerry Gedde, the new Coordinators for the Highlands Ranch Historical Society Wranglers.  They will be working in conjunction with Board Member, Sara Lebofsky, in managing the Wrangler Program.Along with being members of the...

Woman Takes Walk Into Past

An old homestead rests in the backcountry of Highlands Ranch. Rhyolite rocks line its base. Its rich wood is cracked and split, its windows gone. Its skeleton has been worn down over the years.   But the decaying home means a lot to Norma Grigs, 87, who...

Suzanna Ray – Granddaughter of Lawrence Phipps Jr

Young-Chum Howe House at the HR Mansion grounds WATCH THE VIDEO HERE  This oral history interview of Suzanna Ray was collected on August 19, 2014 by the Highlands Ranch Historical Society in the course of their historical documentation of the Highlands Ranch area....