The Ghost Town Club of Colorado holds ten regular meetings per year, featuring guest speakers on a variety of topics related to Western History, Ghost Towns, Colorado History, and other relevant historic subjects.

Past meeting topics have included: “The Adventure, Danger and Romance of Colorado’s Railroads”, “Denver’s Great Mansions and the People Who Inhabited Them”, and “The Unusual Opportunities and Challenges of Living in a Fire Observation Tower”. There is something for everyone in this group of enthusiastic lovers of Colorado history!

Typically, our meetings are in-person, though due to some recent technology upgrades, we are pleased to now offer our members the option of “attending” via Zoom!  We have members from all across the state (and out of state) that once again feel connected to the club, even when they are unable to attend in-person meetings.

Our meetings occur on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30p.m. In person, we meet at the Grace United Methodist Church located at 4905 East Yale Avenue, Denver, Colorado (just west of I-25 and Yale). Parking is free along S. Eudora Street, and additional parking is also available in the church parking lot located on the north side of the building.

2022 Meeting Schedule

January 13 – “Ghost Town Club of Colorado Annual Dinner Program from 2004”
presented by GTC member Ron Ruhoff

February 10 – “South Park City: History and Discussion”
presented by GTC members Dennis Kristensen and Jason Messing

March 10 – “Colorado Adventure Trails 2: Clear Creek County”
presented by GTC member Ron Ruhoff

April 14 – Ghost Town Club Annual Banquet
Live entertainment and music to be provided by country singer Steve “Smitty” Smith

May 12 – “Historicorps 101: Workforce for Saving Places”
presented by Historicorps Chair of Board of Directors, Molly Fay

June 9 – “The Mining Camps Speak”
presented by GTC member and renowned author, Beth Sagstetter

July 14 – TBD

August 11 – Ghost Town Club Annual Picnic

September 8th – “Architectural Historic Preservation 101”
presented by form+works design group, LLC Owner and Architect, Jessica Reske

October 13 – TBD

November 10 – “Where were you in Twenty Two?”
presented by GTC President Josh Robinson

December 8 – “What was it like? A Christmas in Dyersville 1881”
presented by GTC President Josh Robinson

Join us for a meeting!

We invite you to attend a monthly meeting to learn more about us. If you decide to become a member, our membership dues are $35 per year. Join GTC today!

GTC Members

Do you have a program idea, or would like to present a program? Do you know someone who could provide an interesting program? If so, please contact us.

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