REMEMBERING OUR PEOPLE: CAMP NEOSHO TO HIWAN RANCH

“REMEMBERING OUR PEOPLE: CAMP NEOSHO TO HIWAN RANCH” EXHIBIT AT HIWAN HOMESTEAD MUSEUM

Hiwan Homestead Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibit entitled “Remembering Our People: Camp Neosho to Hiwan Ranch” celebrating the history of the colorful people who lived and worked on the property that’s now Hiwan Homestead Museum.

Camp Neosho was home to the Williams-Douglas family, which included an Episcopal priest, a female doctor and a pioneer in the museum world. Hiwan Ranch was a working Hereford cattle ranch started by Darst Buchanan, who was an oil tycoon from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Come visit the Museum to learn more about the fascinating people who contributed so much to the formation of Evergreen as we know it today.

The exhibit will be on display through November 23, 2014. Hiwan Homestead Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 AM to 5 PM until August 31; 12 Noon to 5 PM beginning September1. Please call 720-497-7650 for more information.

Hiwan Homestead Museum is a 25-room log mansion constructed in the Rustic style of architecture.  It is located in Evergreen at 4208 S. Timbervale Drive and is a Jefferson County Open Space facility operated through a partnership with the Jefferson County Historical Society.  The Museum was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

Contact Person: Meghan Vickers, 720-497-7650