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Palmer Lake, Colorado 80133

“The Bad Old Days of Colorado”

PLHS hosts monthly historical talks and field trips on a variety of topics.  They are usually held on the third Thursday of the month at the Palmer Lake Town Hall at 42 Valley Crescent St.  Click here for directions.  To submit an idea for an event, email

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“The Bad Old Days of Colorado”

April 21, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Randi Samuelson-Brown

The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public to hear Randi Samuelson-Brown present the program “The Bad Old Days of Colorado” based on her book of the same name.

Admission is free and open to all!

Doors open to the public at 6:30

Light refreshments are served after the program.


The road to Colorado was long and arduous, and it was no picnic once settlers and adventurers arrived. The Bad Old Days were rife with dangerous trails, bad whiskey, and social upheaval caused by a ratio of young men to women of 34-to-1. Randi presents a glimpse into this world of bad players and rough times.

Award-winning author Randi Samuelson-Brown was born in Denver and grew up in Golden. She is a a fifth-generation Coloradan and has written several books springing from the obscure and strange historical facts she’s uncovered by researching the early years of Colorado.

Colorado Saloon


April 21, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Palmer Lake Town Hall
28 Valley Crescent Street
Palmer Lake, CO 80133 United States
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