HRHS Tidbits

What in the World–Pioneer Edition

What in the World? Pioneer Edition Each September, the Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association partners with the Highlands Ranch Metro District to bring the old West to life. Over the course of two days at the Highlands Ranch Mansion, young and old alike are...

SCFD Grant Awarded to HRHS

The Highlands Ranch Historical Society (HRHS) was awarded a grant from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) for the 2023-2024 season. According to SCFD "The organizations awarded SCFD grants bring cultural opportunities to our community that help...

2023 Community Programs

The Highlands Ranch Historical Society loves to participate in local and especially Highlands Ranch Community Events! DECEMBER 2023 HOMETOWN HOLIDAY --Here we are at the December Hometown Holiday Event at Town Center.  Embracing the brisk weather and handing out...

Are YOU Smarter than a Second Grader??

Recently second grade students attending Highlands Ranch elementary schools began learning Highlands Ranch history, with assistance from the Highlands Ranch Historical Society. Beginning 68 million years ago with dinosaur neighbors, children have an opportunity to...

Author Forum November 20, 2023

The Highlands Ranch Historical Society enjoyed a different type of program on Monday, November 20, 2023.   Instead of the usual sit-down and listen to a presentation, the members and guests were treated to an active walk-about, visiting 27 Colorado Authors at their...

Paul McKeag, HRHS VP, Retires!

Thanks for the memories, Paul McKeag! After a decade of service, in November 2023 Paul McKeag retired from his role on the Highlands Ranch Historical Society Board of Directors. Serving 10 years, he has had many roles and responsibilities for the Historical Society,...

Program Tidbit: UFOs and the Navajo Rangers

Above, Bigfoot imprint in the dirt Monday night, October 16, 2023.  Paranormal activity was on the minds of inquisitive folks as they  were listening to the Navajo Rangers discuss a variety of experiences that occurred over the course of many years, during their work...

Carnation City

The Carnation City She never accepted his offer of a 2nd date. As related by Doug Cohn, Historian and Archive Director, Englewood Historic Preservation Society, it was his high school prom and he was at his date's door with a beautiful carnation corsage. “She expected...