Fremont County

Preservation of Our Past

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As we approach the 4th of July and the celebration of the United States independence, we here at the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center want to thank our Fremont and Custer county veterans and their families for your service in the military. Civil War veterans played a vital role in the establishment of […]

Fremont County

A Short History of Rafting

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As the days heat up, people start to think about the best way to keep cool. And what better way than a trip down the Arkansas River on a raft? Whitewater rafting has been around far longer than you might think. The first recorded attempt to navigate the Snake River in Wyoming was recorded in […]

Museum Blog

Dall DeWeese and His Legacy

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Father’s Day is coming up and in honor of that I think there is someone we should talk about. Not as a father in the typical sense but rather as a founder. Dall DeWeese is an important player in the history of Cañon City due to his effort at historical preservation by giving his collection […]