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Old Dillon Schoolhouse Museum currently open by appointment only. Please call 970-468-2207 for further information or appointment. “FREE”  Donations accepted.


2013 Summer Events Schedule

June 11 through August 27, 2013 - Historic Lake Dillon Boat Tour. Reversations are required and a fee applies. Contact the Lake Dillon Marina at 970-468-5100 for information/reservations.

May 24th - Night at the Museum. Old Dillon Schoolhouse Museum. Event is free and refreshments will be served. Call 970-468-2207 for information.

May 25th - Old Dillon Schoolhouse Museum opens for the season.  The Museum is open 1:00 – 4:00 Tuesday – Saturday until Labor Day weekend. “FREE”  Donations accepted.


May 31 - and every Friday through the summer the Society will have a table at the Dillon Farmer’s Market. On display is the wide range of books offered by the Society as well as some new books that will interest members. Each Friday, there are special deals on some of the publications and on memberships. The market opens at 9:00 and closes at 2:00—rain or shine.

June 21st  - 'Dinner with the Ghosts', present by Preehti Burkholder. Cost is $35.00 for SHS members and $40.00 for non-members. Reservations required, call 970-468-2207 for information/reservations.

July 2nd - Historical Hike to Sts. John and a Montezuma 'walkabout' with Mary Ellen Gilliland followed by a 'schoolhouse lunch' at the Montezuma Schoolhouse. Reservations required, $10.00 for SHS members, $15.00 for non-members. Call 970-468-2207 for information/reservations


July 18th - Cornish Miner's Meal. Meal provided by Doug Pierce of the Arapahoe Cafe. Bob Schoppe will speak on 'Railroads of Summit County'. $35.00 for SHS members, $40.00 for non-members. Reservations required. Call 970-468-2207 for information/reservations.


July 20th - Ice Cream Social 12:00 – 4:00 Dillon Schoolhouse Museum. Call 970-468-2207 for information.


July 18 and going until August 30, Sandie Mather offers her talk, Dillon, Denver, and the Dam, followed by a walking tour to see some of the buildings rescued from the old town. Meet at the Dillon Schoolhouse at 10:00. The cost is a $5 donation to SHS. Call 970-468-2207 for information/reservations.

July 22nd  - The Society is initiating a new speaker series on Monday evenings at 7:00 starting July 22 and running through August 26. Called Pastry and the Past, the series will include speakers such as Bill Fountain, Rick Hague, and Sandie Mather covering a variety of topics. Dessert and talks will be held at Dillon Community Church next to the Schoolhouse. Call 970-468-2207 for further information.

August 11th - The Montezuma Schoolhouse Open House , from 1:00 to 4:00. Call 970-468-2207 for further information.


September 7th - Slate Creek BBQ & Dance. A historical talk about Slate Creek will begin the event with an Arapahoe Café BBQ picnic following. Country dancing will round out the evening with an instructor that can help some of us novices learn to dance. Fundraiser: $35.00 for SHS Members; $40.00 for non-members. Reservations required. Call 970-468-2207 for information/reservations.