In the Media

See the following links for news and information regarding cemeteries and other related topics.

The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery has not played any role in the creation of these materials.  We can not confirm or guarantee their accuracy.  Any opinions expressed in these materials are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of FOHRC.
 
 

Click here to read more about the partnership with the Mile Hive Bee Club to bring an Apiary to Riverside Cemetery (3/27/2017)

 

Click here to listen to a Colorado Public Radio story about a new PBS documentary about Clara Brown.  Ms. Brown was a successful African-American businesswoman in early Denver and is buried at Riverside. (Audio approx. 11 minutes)

Click here to watch the documentary, Clara – Angel of the Rockies, on YouTube. (Video approx. 26 minutes)

(1/18/2017)

 

Click on the following links to read extensive media coverage of the 2016 Sand Creek Healing Run.

The Conversation (11/21/2016)

US News and World Report (11/22/2016)

CBS4Denver (11/24/2016)

7News Denver (11/25/2016)

 

Click here to view a story about the annual History Mystery tours at Riverside.  (Published in MetMedia on 11/7/2016)

 
 

Click here to view a 9news Next story about the availability of cemetery space in Denver.  The open spaces at Riverside are mentioned. (10/7/2016)

 
 

Click here for a Japan Times article about and photo of the statue of Clara Brown in the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture.  Ms. Brown was a successful businesswoman in early Colorado and is buried at Riverside. (9/25/2016)

 

Click here to view a 9news story about movie nights and other activities taking place at Fairmount Cemetery here in Denver. (8/25/16)

 

Click here to read a Denver Post article about the naming of the new Veteran’s cemetery that will be located near Colorado Springs. (5/5/2016)

 

Click here for a Denver Post article about the Jefferson County memorial of William G. Westall and how local efforts made a difference in its preservation.  Mr. Westall is buried at Riverside; you can read his story in the biography section of this web site here. (3/24/2016)

 

Click here for an article about how the city of Austin (TX) created a master plan for their cemeteries to preserve history as the city grows. (3/16/2016)

 

Click here for a 9News story about the area around Denver’s Cheesman park and it’s history as Denver’s first cemetery. (10/22/2015)

 

Click Here for a 9News story about the honoring of Civil War veterans at Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo (10/17/15)

 

Click here to read or listen to the Colorado Public Radio story about the recent honoring of Civil War veterans at Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo.  The story also discusses the stories of these veterans and the search for military graves in general. (10/13/2015)

 

Click here to read an article in the Pueblo Chieftain about the recent honoring of Civil War veterans buried at Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo. (10/3/2015)

 

Click here for the Denver Post pictures of the vintage baseball game that took place at Riverside Cemetery (9/15/2015)

 
 

Click here for a Denver Post article about the work being done to save the Animas City Cemetery outside of Durango (3/29/2015)

 

Click here for a 9News piece about the recent thefts from cemeteries around the area (3/13/15)

 

Click here for the Denver Post article about the Sand Creek Massacre 150th anniversary ceremony at Riverside Cemetery (12/4/2014)

 

Click here to read the Denver Post article about issues with record keeping in historic Colorado Cemeteries (7/20/2014)

 

Click here to read and/or view the 9News Storytellers piece on the Memorial Day tradition at Riverside Cemetery (5/26/2014)

 

Click here for a Colorado Public Radio story about the increasing number of Death Cafes in Denver.  For more information about Death Cafes and to see a schedule of upcoming events click here (5/8/2014)

 

Click here for the Denver Post article about the history contained in Riverside Cemetery (8/3/2013)