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Work at Riverside and additional work days

Friday, July 10th, 2015

  Good work is happening at Riverside!   We have been prepping the areas outside of the office and will be painting soon.  This is only the first of our projects to help make Riverside shine - we're thrilled to be helping! Future work days are planned for: Sunday, July 12th from 8:00 am to ...

Riverside Work Day and Annual Board Meeting

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

  We are delighted to announce that Fairmount Cemetery Company, owners of Riverside Cemetery, are now welcoming the assistance of the Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery in their efforts to maintain and spruce up the cemetery! Our first Friends of Riverside work day will take place on Sunday, June 28th from 1:00 ...

FasTracks February Newsletter

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Click here to learn more about the progress of the FasTracks North Rail line.  Riverside Cemetery and the Skyway Bridge are mentioned in the Bridge Construction section. Please keep in mind that The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery were not involved in the writing of this document, and can not confirm ...

December FasTracks update

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Riverside Cemetery has another mention in the December FasTracks update.  Click here to read the update - the Riverside Cemetery mention is near the image of the gift. Please keep in mind that The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery were not involved in the writing of this document, and can not ...

FasTracks update

Friday, December 12th, 2014

As you may know, the North Metro line of the FasTracks project will run just past the entrance to Riverside Cemetery.  Click here to read the FasTracks newsletter.  You may also subscribe to updates on the construction by filling out the FasTracks form here. Please keep in mind that The Friends ...

In Memoriam: Cliff Dougal

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Photo courtesy of OpenTheDoor, Roger Doherty. View on Flickr."][/caption] Our dear friend, Cliff Dougal, a board member of FHRC and former manager of Riverside Cemetery, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. As Riverside’s greatest advocate, Cliff gained the support of numerous individuals and groups – churches, veterans’ ...

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 ...

Riverside Halloween Tour Wins Best of Denver!

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery are the proud recipients of a Best of Denver Award from Westword for "Best Halloween in a Cemetery - 2010". Here's what Westword had to say about our event: Halloween Cemetery Tour and Spirits of Riverside Art Show When the Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery wanted ...

Governor Bill Ritter declares October 31st as Riverside Cemetery Day

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter has declared Saturday, October 31st, 2009, to be "Riverside Cemetery Day". teaching essay writing The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery applaud the Governor's commitment to finding "cooperative support and innovative solutions to preserve this valuable asset to Colorado's rich history." Here's the text of the proclamation: Riverside Cemetery ...

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 ...