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Dickens Opera House

Originally built in 1881 by William Henry Dickens, a relative of the famous author Charles Dickens, the Dickens Opera House  is set in a beautiful, historic building. Offering live music and entertainment four to five nights a week, the…

St. Vrain Historical Society

The St. Vrain Historical Society (SVHS) was incorporated as a nonprofit in 1967 after functioning for many years as a less formal group. The Society's activities are managed by a 15 member Board of Directors who meet monthly, and…

What the Dickens Happened?

William H. Dickens was a relative of Charles Dickens, wealthy and influential Boulder County businessman, and murder victim. He was a famous 19th Century resident of Longmont whose influence is still evident today. William Henry Dickens Jr.…

Roosevelt Park & Activity Pool

Roosevelt Park, presumably named for President Theodore Roosevelt after his visit to Longmont in 1900, is one of the original parks planned by the Chicago-Colorado Colony. Covering three city blocks, the land was purchased in 1871 by J.M.…

Sandstone Ranch Park

Sandstone Ranch Park is situated on 313 acres of land abundant in natural, cultural and historic resources. It is both a community park and a district park/nature preserve. The western side of the park features a four-plex ball field…

Firehouse Art Center

The Firehouse Art Center is housed in Longmont’s 1880 historic firehouse. In the unusual setting, they present an eclectic mix of art exhibitions, First Friday Films, Fourth Friday Poetry Nights as well as art classes for children and…

Old Mill Park

Old Mill Park was dedicated August 1, 1976 for historical and educational purposes. Containing original buildings, plantings, and artifacts, it has been designated a landmark by the City of Longmont. The Townley House (1871) guards the…

Agricultural Heritage Center

Get a glimpse into the history of agriculture in Boulder County and enjoy the rural surroundings. This site focuses on the years 1900 to 1925 when local families prospered as farmers and witnessed the coming of the Modern Age. Hours April 1…

Callahan House

This historic Victorian home is a warm and lovely backdrop for elegant and memorable special events from dinner parties to weddings. The Italian garden can accommodate 150 guests during the summer months. The garden is an exquisite location…

HoverHome

Hoverhome is a very special place for your most meaningful day. The history and elegance of Hoverhome offers a beautiful backdrop for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Outdoor ceremonies and receptions can accommodate up to 150 guests. The…