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May 15th Riverside Walk-a-bout Slideshow

Monday, May 17th, 2010

We had a fantastically informative walk-a-bout of Riverside on Saturday, May 15th. Thanks to our tour guide Jeff Stoffel for going way beyond just the 'greatest hits'. We'll be adding more information to our riverside guidebook based on what we learned from Jeff, and look forward to having more of ...

May 22: Annual Members Meeting

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

You are invited! Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery 2010 Annual Members Meeting and Reception When: Saturday, May 22nd, 2010, 10 a.m. ­– noon Where: Holy Transfiguration of Christ Cathedral, Community Hall Address: 349 E 47th Ave, Denver, 80216 (map is available at bottom of this page) You are invited to attend the Friends of Historic Riverside ...

11th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run-Walk November 26-28, 2009

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

On Saturday, November 28th the 11th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing cialis buy canada Run will once again visit Riverside Cemetery for an honoring ceremony. "This year’s Healing Run is dedicated to memory of Captain Silas S. Soule whose courageous acts led to an investigation of the actions of ...

Highlights of Riverside Tour Booklet

Friday, October 30th, 2009

The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery has created a booklet for the tours tomorrow - given all the snow, we assume that some people won't be able to make it (we're still considering our options in terms of how to take care of cemetery "tour"-ists - we'll have an update ...

October 2009 Events: Halloween Riverside Cemetery Tour, Art Show

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Please note: This Event was in 2009. For a 2010 tour, visit the Colorado History Website. October 2009 is Riverside Month [caption id="attachment_160" align="alignright" width="211" caption="Governor John Evans Memorial at Riverside. Photo courtesy of Denver Public Library, Western History Dept."][/caption]Celebrate Denver's oldest, most historical, and most interesting cemetery during the month of ...

History & Mystery Tour, October 2nd and 3rd

Friday, September 18th, 2009

On October 2nd and 3rd 2009, the Fairmount Heritage Foundation will be hosting evening tours to "unravel the history and mystery of Riverside Cemetery under the October full moon." [caption id="attachment_143" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The Clifton and Lizzie Bell Children Monuments at Riverside"][/caption] There will be four tours each night, at 4:30, 5:30, ...

Henry Carver Memorial Dedication on August 22nd

Friday, August 21st, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Professor Henry Carver"][/caption]Among the many historic figures who are buried at Riverside Cemetery is Henry Carver who, among other accomplishments, was the first president of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. Bloomsburg University Archivist and Historian Robert Dunkelberger has extensively researched Professor Carver's life; a short summary of ...

Doc-A-Block Training – August 15th

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Sandstone at Riverside"][/caption]We're excited to announce that we are currently training volunteers for our "Doc-A-Block" program. The next training session will be on Saturday, August 15th 2009 from 10 am to noon. To register for this program please send an email to our Doc-A-Block guru, Kate ...

May 16: Annual Members Meeting & Reception

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

You are invited! Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery 2009 Annual Members Meeting, Reception, and Walking Tour When: May 16th, 2009, 10 a.m. research paper essay ­– noon Where: Holy Transfiguration of Christ Cathedral, Community Hall Address: 349 E 47th Ave, Denver, 80216 (map is available at bottom of this page) The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery is ...

Sand Creek Healing Run, November 27-29

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

The Tenth Annual Sand Creek Spiritual Healing Run is taking place November 27-29th, 2008, and will once again be visiting Riverside to honor Captain Silas Soule and Lieutenant Joseph Cramer, both of whom are buried in the military section of Riverside. Although Soule and Cramer were at Sand Creek on ...