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

When was Fremont County created?

Fremont County, named for the American explorer John C. Fremont, was established in 1861 as one of the original seventeen counties of the Colorado Territory by Territorial Governor William Gilpin.

The Pleasant Valley Cemetery was renamed in 1916.  What was the new name?

Pleasant Valley Cemetery was established in 1874 and renamed The Howard Cemetery in 1916.

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.