The Wheat Ridge Historical Society 

Wants you to write or record your Wheat Ridge Story!!

Write your story on a word document and email it to us... or you can record your voice on your iPhone or other device and text or email us the file.

We will be sharing those stories and more during our 50th Anniversary celebrations in 2024.  

Please use some or all of the following questions to get started 

What is your full name?

When were you born?

Where were you born?

When did you move to Wheat Ridge?

Where did you go to school?

What is your favorite Wheat Ridge memory?

How did you come to join the WR Historical Society?

What’s your first memory?

Who’s the oldest relative you remember (and what do you remember about him or her)?

How did your parents meet?

Tell me about your childhood home.

How did your family celebrate holidays when you were a child?

How did you meet your spouse or significant other?

Tell me about your wedding day.

Tell me about the day your first child was born.

What were your favorite school subjects?

Tell me about your favorite teacher.

Tell me about some of your friends.

Describe your first job.

What did you do with your first paycheck?

What was your favorite job and why?

Who are some of your heroes?

Where were you when you heard that President Kennedy was shot? Twin Towers collapse 9/11/2001? (Add or substitute other important historical events.)

What is your experience with or opinion of computers? (Add or substitute other modern conveniences, such as television, microwaves and cell phones.)

 

          Click on the more button to access a word document for your story.

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The Wheat Ridge
Historical Society

    Invites you to our 

     Second Saturday Socials

      10 am to 2 pm

Our  Fall / Winter socials will be In-Person.

at the Baugh House 11361 W. 44th Ave 

Holiday Celebration

December 10th 

Wear your Holiday Sweater for prizes, Bring some cookies and /or a Gift  for our Cookie and White Elephant Gift exchanges! With Caroling, snacks and socializing. 

 

Historical Fashion Show & High Tea

 January 14

Wear your Pioneer or Victorian Clothing & Hats for prizes ~ Enjoy High Tea. Learn about the fashions of the past.

Valentine's Day Celebration

February 11

Help the society make handmade valentine cards for area seniors or make some for your family & friends. Learn more about Cupid and Eros.

Enjoy snacks, music, and socializing  

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Come and learn more about the history of Wheat Ridge from our volunteer historians.

 

Historical Park

4610  Robb St.

Baugh House 

11361 West 44th Ave 

Wheat Ridge Historical Society 

PO Box 1833

Wheat Ridge, Co 80034

303-421-9111

wrhistorical@gmail.com

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The Wheat Ridge Historical Society