The Devil’s Gate History Club is in its sixteenth season with a wonderful line-up of speakers and topics. The season officially runs from September through April.
The History Club meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Friday of each month (unless otherwise noted below), excluding December. These interesting lectures are free to the public, so bring your family, friends, or neighbors to learn about our local history while supporting preservation in the Landmark District.
|September 6||Hot Rod Hill Climb: 1953-2016, 60 Years of History
-Presented by Mike Nichols, event organizer
|October 18||History of the Historical Society of Idaho Springs
The Historical Society of Idaho Springs is an integral historic preservation organization in Clear Creek County. Learn how the society overcame the many challenges of preservation in the Idaho Springs area and how it is preparing for the next century of preservation.
-Presented by Don Allan
||Georgetown's Great Blizzard of 1913
In December 1913, Colorado was hit was a monstrous blizzard that clogged roadways and halted all aspects of life. Join us to learn about the historic snowfall of yesteryear as well as how the National Weather Service utilizes local volunteers to monitoring and track the weather at our weather station right here at the Hamill House Museum.
-Presented by Nolan Doesken, Colorado's own State Climatologist & Robert Glancy, National Weather Service Climatologist
History of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, School, and Hopital
|March 15||To be announced|
|April 4||Please join us for a screening of the award-winning feature-length documentary "Ghosts of the West" hosted by writer-director E.S. Knightchilde. A meet and greet will follow directly after the movie at the Hamill House Museum. Meet and greet is free, but reservations are required as we can only accommodate a limited number of guests.|