Historic Riverside Cemetery 135th Anniversary Celebration
October 1st, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Join us for a day of FREE FAMILY FUN
as we celebrate the history and heritage of
Riverside Cemetery, Denver’s pioneer cemetery.
FREE History Tours, Vintage Base Ball Game,
Archival Displays and More.
FREE History Walking Tour– 9:30 am (Meet outside the Chapel)
“Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History”, with FHF Tour Guides and Authors Garry & Joan O’Hara. In 2010, FHF was privileged to publish: “Riverside Cemetery, Distinguished Colorado Women” Walking Tour Booklet researched and written by Garry & Joan, honoring the women of early Denver and Colorado.
Vintage Base Ball Game by the Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association– 11:30 am
Come watch the Denver Blue Stockings take on the Colorado Territorial All Stars in a vintage game of “Base Ball”—Yes, it was spelled with two words back then and it wasn’t played on a diamond!
FREE History Walking Tour– 2:30 pm (Meet outside the Chapel)
“The Civil War at Riverside”, with FHF Tour Guide and Author Ray Thal
This year we are honored to publish: “The Civil War at Riverside Cemetery” Walking Tour Booklet researched and written by Ray to honor all who have served our country.
Bike Path Gate will be Open
NOTE: Walking Tours cover about 1.5 to 2 miles, good walking shoes, hat sunscreen and water bottles recommended.