Friday, December 31, 2021

All day
Highlands Ranch 40th Anniversary

Highlands Ranch 40th Anniversary

Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 11:59pm
Speaker: 
varies

2021 is the 40th anniversary of Modern Day Highlands Ranch. 

2021 is also the 30th anniversary of the HR Historical Society!

2021 is also the 10th anniversary of the Sheriff Substation!

2021 is also the 130th anniversary of the HR Mansion!!

Celebrate these milestones by participating in the variety of festivities and events that will be held, throughout Highlands Ranch by various agencies to commemorate this anniversary year.

Check back here often!  

                                       

The Highlands Ranch Historical Society will devote the entire year of programming by examining various  historical events and community agencies.

HRCA 40th Anniversary Webpage  Great memories, photos, and info!     Click HERE

HR Metro District 40th Anniversary Webpage          Photos and More!    Click HERE

HR Mansion 130th Anniversary                                  Photos and More!    Click HERE

 

Third Monday of Every Month--- 2021 Monthly Programs

Join our Email List (above) to be notified of programs.

 

January         HR Then and Now Overview

February       HR  Mission Viejo   1976-1997

March           Centennial Water

April             The Artistic Side of  HR

May               HR Residents and Memories

June              HR  Shea to Modern Day  1997-2021

July               HR Governing & Important Agencies

August          Law Enforcement and Fire Services

September    The Highlands Ranch Mansion

October         Surprise!!  John Fielder !!!

November     HRCA and HR Metropolitan District ---HRMD

December      Annual Meeting

Note: July 2021: Thanks to Thelma Grimes, Community Editor of the HR Herald, for putting together a comprehensive synopsis of the 40th Anniversary Activities:

https://highlandsranchherald.net/stories/highlands-ranch-celebrates-40-y...

 

Location

ONLINE
PO Box 631334
Highlands Ranch 80163
 
 
Before
 
TOURS 2021

TOURS 2021

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:30am to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 11:20pm
Speaker: 
Varies

Our Tour Season for 2021 is drawing to a close!  Be sure to attend one or more of these interesting tours before the leaves fall and the snow flies!

We are pleased to provide these informative, low cost, high fun monthly tours in and around the local area. 


                                              


  Saturday, September 11-- Native American Culturally Modified Tree Hike with John Anderson     9 am - 12 pm                                           John Anderson will lead this fascinating journey through Fox Run Regional Park in the Black Forest area. 

                                 Along the way the many and varied culturally modified trees will be visited, and stories of the meaning and 

                                 characteristics  of the trees will be explored.  

                                  HRHS Members  $17, Non-Members $20 


 Wednesday, September 15--Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery and Highline Canal Walk with the Audubon Society      10 am - 1 pm   SOLD OUT, WAITING LIST ONLY, CONTACT NANCY  720-932-6990

Seven Stones is a unique Botanical Garden Cemetery, filled with beautiful art and stunning views of the foothills.   Combine that setting with the High Line Canal, which is nearby, and we will have a glorious day walking and admiring the physical and man-made beauty.  Becky from Seven Stones will be our hostess and provide an overview of Seven Stones.  Kate from the Audubon Society will lead us on a short High Line walk, looking at the birds and the trees (and the flowers and the bees and the moon up above .....)

                            Includes lunch

                                    HRHS Members $22     Non-Members $25


 

Tuesday, October 5 -- Fairmount Cemetery Tour  10 am - 1 pm  SOLD OUT, WAITING LIST ONLY, CONTACT NANCY

                               Discover one of Denver’s most renowned contemporary horticultural, wildlife and civic assets. It’ll take more than

                                    one Fairmount  visit for us to cover the 280 acres of trees, monuments, gardens and historical structures. Let's get

                                    started!  On this visit we will see a variety of areas, including Millionaire's Road, visit some Colorado pioneers, and learn

                                     a lot about Denver History along the way.   Following the tour we will picnic in the Rose Garden (lunch is included).

                                       HRHS Members $33,  Non-Members $36
 


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Location

varies
PO Box 631334
Highlands Ranch 80163
10/06/2021 to 12/31/2021
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Featured Video of the Month: Memories of the Mansion and the Ranch

Featured Video of the Month: Memories of the Mansion and the Ranch

Date and Time: 
Friday, December 31, 2021 - 11:57pm to 11:58pm
Speaker: 
Compilation Video of Highlands Ranch Residents

 

Highlands Ranch Oral Histories Compilation ---Memories of the Mansion and Ranch 

This is a 55 minute video compilation by Mark Stevenson, HRHS Oral History Videographer.

Video segments compiled from HRHS Oral History videos.

All speakers are relating memories of their time and special knowledge about Highlands Ranch during the Phipps era and/or early Mission Viejo. 

 

Contents:

LAWRENCE PHIPPS III, son of last Mansion owner, Lawrence Phipps Jr.  Memories of the Mansion and Ranch 

 

THE COWBOYS, three cowboys who worked on the Ranch during the Phipps ownership

 

SUZANNA RAY, Granddaughter of Lawrence Phipps Jr, about her memories as a child, growing up and/or visiting the Ranch

 

MARVIN BEEMAN, Veterinarian for the Phipps Ranch and the Arapahoe Hunt Club

 

JAMES TOEPFER, First President of Mission Viejo Colorado, on the Planned Community of Highlands Ranch

 

ART COOK, “The Voice of Highlands Ranch” on the Planned Community of Highlands Ranch

 

Location

HRHS Online
PO Box 631334
Highlands Ranch 80163
12/31/2021