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October 2019

Home School Day!

October 30 – 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Stamp

No reservation required for this School Program! Home School families are invited to enter through the Admission Hut. Tours are self-guided to the educational historic sites. Admission is $4.00 each, children 2 and under are FREE. This School Program will cover the historic sites: 1775 American Indian Area 1860s Homestead Cabin 1880s Farm and Garden 19th Century Blacksmith Shop Here are a few tips to plan your Home School Program: Your trip will begin at 3105 Gateway Road. Dress for…

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November 2019

Everything But The Oink

November 9 – 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bars of Soup

To keep the meat from spoiling during the curing process, hogs were processed in the coolest, fall months of the year.  Lard was rendered to use for baking and to make soap and medicinals. Everyone participated in this annual event, so dress for the weather and join us at the Woodshop for this educational demonstration. In addition to hog processing, you can observe sausage making, cooking, historic home tours, and activities. The Galloway Cabin will demonstrate soap making throughout the…

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December 2019

Holiday Teas and Tours- FULL

December 4 – 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Vintage Tea cups

Celebrate the holiday season in the 1907 Orchard House with our annual holiday teas! Experience a traditional English tea and tour of the country estate decorated with fresh greens in an antiquated style. Learn about Edwardian history and etiquette. All teas begin at 1 p.m. This popular event is offered once a year, and fills up quickly! Lottery registration! Opens by phone 719-578-6777 Wednesday after Labor Day at 10 a.m., September 4 – September 11, 2019 at 5 p.m. Limit 4…

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Holiday Teas and Tours- FULL

December 6 – 1:00 pm - December 7 – 2:30 pm
Vintage Tea cups

Celebrate the holiday season in the 1907 Orchard House with our annual holiday teas! Experience a traditional English tea and tour of the country estate decorated with fresh greens in an antiquated style. Learn about Edwardian history and etiquette. All teas begin at 1 p.m. This popular event is offered once a year, and fills up quickly! Lottery registration! Opens by phone 719-578-6777 Wednesday after Labor Day at 10 a.m., September 4 – September 11, 2019 at 5 p.m. Limit 4…

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Holiday Teas and Tours- FULL

December 7 – 1:00 pm - December 8 – 2:30 pm
Vintage Tea cups

Celebrate the holiday season in the 1907 Orchard House with our annual holiday teas! Experience a traditional English tea and tour of the country estate decorated with fresh greens in an antiquated style. Learn about Edwardian history and etiquette. All teas begin at 1 p.m. This popular event is offered once a year, and fills up quickly! Lottery registration! Opens by phone 719-578-6777 Wednesday after Labor Day at 10 a.m., September 4 – September 11, 2019 at 5 p.m. Limit 4…

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Holiday Teas and Tours- FULL

December 11 – 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Vintage Tea cups

Celebrate the holiday season in the 1907 Orchard House with our annual holiday teas! Experience a traditional English tea and tour of the country estate decorated with fresh greens in an antiquated style. Learn about Edwardian history and etiquette. All teas begin at 1 p.m. This popular event is offered once a year, and fills up quickly! Lottery registration! Opens by phone 719-578-6777 Wednesday after Labor Day at 10 a.m., September 4 – September 11, 2019 at 5 p.m. Limit 4…

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Holiday Evening

December 14 – 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rock Ledge Ranch will be transformed with the sights, sounds, and aromas of this traditionally festive season!The evening features: tractor rides, old-time musical entertainment, lantern light tours to the 1860s Homestead Cabin, blacksmith demonstrations, barn dancing, Victorian celebrations in the 1880s Rock Ledge House, and Edwardian festivities in the 1907 Orchard House.St. Nicholas will be in the Carriage House to visit with children and adults. Purchase those extra special gifts at the General Store. Hot cider and other goodies will…

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March 2020

2020 Junior Docent Program

March 1, 2020 - March 7, 2020

Experience Living History as a Junior Docent at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site! Junior Docents wear period clothing, demonstrate historic chores, games, and crafts, and interpret the unique history of the Pikes Peak region to visitors from around the world! Participation in the Junior Docent program is selective and dependent on several factors, including: age, application, interest, availability, maturity, and interview. 1775-1835 American Indian Interpretive Area 1860’s Homestead 1880’s Rock Ledge House 1880’s Farm and Garden 19th Century Blacksmith Shop 1907…

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April 2020

Spring 2020 Colorado Living History School Program

April 8, 2020 – 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

April 8 - 24: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 12 - 2 p.m.By reservation only. $3 per person. Current availability: Thursday, April 9, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado History School Program is designed to help students become immersed in the 18th and 19th century’s culture for the most interactive educational experience. Our program is designed so that students learn they are part of history, and relate what they learn about the past to their lives today. Students are…

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