Historic Georgetown

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At the ALPINE HOSE No. 2 Firehouse, 5th Street, Georgetown

Come visit Georgetown's newest museum.  Constructed in 1874, this building housed one of four volunteer fire companies that protected Georgetown in the late nineteenth century.

Alpine Hose tours

Devil's Gate History Talks
7pm to 8pm - Georgetown Community Center, 6th and Argentine St. Georgetown, CO

Knowledge is power! Enjoy free lectures that focus on not only the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District, but also the history of the state of Colorado.

September through May on the third Friday of the month in 2014  CLICK HERE for Schedule

Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival                               
November 2014 - Georgetown, Colorado

This family-friendly event is a great opportunity to catch a glimpse of rutting sheep in one of Colorado’s oldest Bighorn sheep herds. The sheep viewing station is located on Argentine Street near the Georgetown Lake and will be manned by volunteers and Division of Wildlife employees to help you and your family learn about Colorado’s state mammal.  Spotting scopes are provided and other activities abound! Short wildlife educational programs are offered in the Community Center for the whole family. Additional activities for the children include Kids Corner Crafts, face painting, Colorado Critters Parade, and the Bighorn Hokey Pokey.

54th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market                    
December 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2014
10am to 5pm - Downtown Georgetown, CO  (6th and Rose St.)


Visit Georgetown on the first two weekends of December for an old world Christmas in quaint Georgetown. For the last 54 years, Georgetown has been hosting this unique outdoor European-inspired Market in the Rocky Mountains. The Market features handcrafted gifts & holiday shopping opportunities, horse-drawn wagon rides, free entertainment and admission, carolers, roasted chestnuts, appearances by St. Nicholas in his traditional robes, Christmas tours of the Hamill House & Hotel de Paris Museums, and the Santa Lucia Children’s Procession. more

43rd Annual Christmas at Hamill House

December 13 & 20, 2014
6pm to 9pm - 305 Argentine St.  Georgetown, CO

Enjoy the traditional lighting of the Christmas tree candles, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, Wassail & Yule log presentation, caroling with the Silver Plume Singers, and the fellowship that is the foundation of the holidays in Georgetown. The Hamill House Museum, decked with fresh greenery and classic decorations, will open its doors to friends, members, and newcomers in the spirit of a memorable Colorado Christmas. For many, the holiday just wouldn't be the same without sharing a warm and unsurpassed evening at the Hamill House. Reservations are required, so call us at Historic Georgetown at (303) 569-2840, or use our secure Special Events form. We hope to celebrate with you this holiday season. $60 Members, $75 non-members.
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Victorian House Tour 2016
Summer 2016

 Spend a delightful day exploring the interiors of Georgetown's finest structures: private homes, museums, churches, and the 1874 schoolhouse. Check back in early 2016 for more information.


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