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Scheduled Monthly Programs

Programs are offered during the monthly meetings of the Society, held the third Friday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2300 South Patton Court, Denver. Refreshments are served. All meetings are free and open to the public, and visitors are welcome.

Our monthly program meetings give you an opportunity to grow with your chosen hobby or career.

17 October 2014

Colonel Henry Clay Merriam and Early Fort Logan

presented by Jack Ballard

Colonel Henry Clay Merriam, a Medal of Honor winner in the Civil War, established and commanded a number of significant forts throughout the West, protected rail lines, and maintained peace between settlers and Indians.  Merriam was the first real commander of Fort Logan and had the longest tenure as commander.  Ballard will discuss the early days of Fort Logan during the Merriam years, 1889 through 1897.

Dr. Ballard, a career Air Force officer and former history instructor at the Air Force Academy, holds a PhD from UCLA, has written seven books, and served as president of the Littleton School Board where he was chosen for the All-Colorado School Board.  He is on the Board of Directors for Friends of Historic Fort Logan.

21 November 2014

Breathing Life into Your Ancestors

presented by Carol Darrow


Where to Go: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2300 South Patton Court, Denver. Here's a Map.

Please join a group of interesting and interested CGS members and friends for fun, food, and conversation.