Step back in time and learn about Victor’s 1890’s cemetery, its
residents, and the history that brought them to the gold mining camp.
This event is sponsored by the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and will be
held Saturday, May 17 as part of Colorado’s Archaeology andHistoric Preservation
Local historian Veldean Petri will provide insights into the
cemetery, its history and some of its residents. The event will be held
at the Sunnyside Cemetery which is south of town on Seventh Street. Meet
just outside the gate in Pauper’s Field by 10 a.m.
Pre-paid credit card reservations are encouraged and can be
made at VictorColorado.com. Tickets at the event are by cash only. All
tickets are $10 per person. Proceeds benefit the museum’s building and
Be sure to dress appropriately for spring mountain weather
(which can include wind, cold temperatures, snow, and rain), wear good
hiking shoes or boots, and bring water and sunscreen. There are no
restroom facilities at the cemetery.
6 - Teddy Roosevelt Returns - More information to come...5 p.m.
Reception, silent auction, presentation.
At the historic Gold Coin Club New Book Release -
& Cherry Hunter Mining History Book Released
The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum celebrated the
release of a new book by local mining historian Ed Hunter and his artist
wife Cherry on Friday,
The new book features the mining history art of Cherry Hunter
and Ed’s descriptions.
The book release reception was held at the VLT Museum
with Liz Hunter-Ball and Kim Sailor-Hunter and many friends attending.
Reservations for the new book are available... Click
here for details.
Victor Steampunk Festival
Feb. 21 - 7-9 p.m. Who Goes There? Paranormal Investigation of the VLT
Feb. 22, 2014 Steampunk Events....Battle for Power in Cripple Creek &
Victor 11 a.m. Gold Coin Club
Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. CC&V Modern Mine Tours - Max. 13 per van.
Tours will be held weather allowing,
Vans leave from the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum.