Trolley Tour of Town’s historic landmarks
Castle Rock’s Town Trolley will take passengers on a tour of historic landmarks on Saturday, May 19. (Photo provided by the Town of Castle Rock.)
By Elizabeth Wood West
In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month, the Town of Castle Rock is offering free Town Trolley tours of historic landmark properties on Saturday, May 19. The Town Trolley tours will depart from the Castle Rock Museum, 420 Elbert St., at 9:00, 10:15, and 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Trolley passengers will be taken to many of the historic sites in Castle Rock, given a brief history of the sites, and are invited to enjoy a complimentary tour of the Castle Rock Museum afterward. Reservations for the Town Trolley tours are now being accepted and can be made through the Castle Rock Museum at 303-814-3164 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Castle Rock has at least 25 historic landmarks that have been approved by the Town’s Historic Board and Town Council by ordinance, as well as five properties that are designated as National Historic Landmarks on the National Register of Historic Properties. The Castle Rock Museum offers monthly walking tours through the Castle Rock Historical Society, and also offers walking tour brochures for Downtown Castle Rock and the Craig/Gould Neighborhood.
The Castle Rock Museum (above photo by Barbara Darden of Sheuber and Darden Architects) and The Hammar House on Cantril Street (photo below by Town of Castle Rock) are included in a free tour of historic landmarks in Castle Rock.