Western Fremont Historical Society

Preserving the history and heritage of the settlers of western Fremont County, Colorado.

Who We Are

WFHS explores the history of Western Fremont county from Parkdale through Wellsville

Events

 Betsy leads a tour of ‘rails to kiln’

 

This Month’s Fun Fact

What was the name of the doctor who operated a hospital from about 1900-1930 in the building that later became the Howard Hotel?

David D. Hamilton, MD, operated a hospital in Howard when Calcite was an active mining camp.  During the 1930’s, Roy Cunnningham operated a hotel where the hospital had been.

Howard Hospital/Hotel

Building Renovation

Contact Us…

History Center Map

0070 County Road 56
Howard, CO 81233

 

 

Mailing Address

Western Fremont Historical Society (WFHS)
P.O. Box 181
Howard, CO 81233

Email:  wfhsinfo@westfremonthistory.com

History Center Address

0070 Co Rd 56, Howard, CO  81233

Hours:

The History Center is open during Society programs and by appointment.  During the months of April through October, the center is open the last Sunday of each month (1:00-4:00 pm).

Please call Shari Mohr at 719-942-3355 for further information and appointments.