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Fairmount Heritage Foundation

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Whether you're a local or visiting, why not learn about Colorado and the pioneers who founded our state. The foundation provides numerous historical and educational cemetery tours throughout the year. We put the fun in history! Many of our tours have actors reenacting these historic figures. Tours are open to family groups, private parties and the general public. The 280 acres of the Fairmount makes for the largest arboretum in Colorado as well as being a wildlife preserve. Fairmount has a vintage rose garden with roses dating back to the 15th century. Riverside Cemetery lies on 68 acres. It's Colorado's oldest operating cemetery becoming a cemetery two months before official Colorado state.

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  • Hours: Cemetery House: Sunrise to Sunset. Tours by appointment.

Events

Jul 16, 2018

Twilight Event Series: "The Scared 36"
Jul 28, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018

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  • Image Fairmount Heritage Foundation 430 S. Quebec St., Denver, CO 80247
  • Image From: 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Image Fairmount Heritage Foundation Members $36Non Members $40

Have you ever been to the "Molly Brown House"? Molly has a great desire to be accepted in to Denver society, "The Sacred 36". This prestigious group was led by Louise Sneed Hill. Come meet Louse, the woman Molly Brown called "the snobbiest...

Twilight Event Series: "The Scared 36" <p>Have you ever been to the "Molly Brown House"?   Molly has a great desire to be accepted in to Denver society,  "The Sacred 36". This prestigious group  was led by Louise Sneed Hill.  Come meet Louse, the woman Molly Brown called "the snobbiest woman in Denver ".</p> <p>Louise and most of the members of the Sacred 36 make Fairmount Cemetery their final home. Fairmount is Denver's most historic and prestigious  cemetery .</p> <p>This tour is a three hour event, complete with the three food stops and a vintage automobile on display</p> <p>Good walking shoes and hats advised.</p> <p>We can provide a golf cart driven by our team for those in need. BUT this must be ordered ahead of time, space is limited</p> <p> </p> <p>Part of our Twilight Event Series this event is held Saturday June 30 , 6pm -9pm , Saturday July 28, 6pm -9pm and Saturday August 11 5pm -8pm</p> <p> </p> 430 S. Quebec St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 16, 2018

  • Image Jul 16, 2018
  • Image Fairmount Heritage Foundation 430 S. Quebec St., Denver, CO 80247
  • Image 10AM - 12PM
  • Image Fairmount Heritage Foundation Members $10all others $15

Ever wonder what all the symbols in the cemetery mean? Enjoy the beauty of Fairmount on a Saturday morning and learn about cemetery symbolism in Denver's most famous cemetery! Join our tour guide Wynn as he leads you on a path of discovery!...

Cemetery Symbolism lecture and walking tour event <p>Ever wonder what all the symbols in the cemetery mean?  Enjoy the beauty of Fairmount on a Saturday morning and learn about cemetery symbolism in Denver's most famous cemetery!</p> <p>Join our tour guide Wynn as he leads you on a path of discovery! </p> <p>Fairmount Heritage Foundation members $12, non members $15</p> <p>Tour starts at the Ivy Chapel.</p> 430 S. Quebec St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center