Museum opening hours: Saturdays 10 - 2, Wednesdays 1 - 4

Physical Address:

66 Valley Crescent Street

Palmer Lake, Colorado

Mailing address:

PO Box 662

Palmer Lake, CO 80133

“The Night of a Thousand Heroes”

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 Night of a Thousand Heroes”

June 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Head and shoulders photograph of Tracy Beach

After postponement due to bad weather in March, the Palmer Lake Historical Society invites you hear Tracy Beach’s presentation of “The Night of a Thousand Heroes” based on her book of the same name. The program will include a short historical lecture on the history of the disastrous June 1921 Pueblo Flood, a slide show, and a presentation of historical flood artifacts.

Admission is free and open to all!

Doors open to the public at 6:30.

Light refreshments are served after the program.

Tracy Beach, raised in Salida, CO, is the author of “The Tunnels under our feet- Colorado’s forgotten hollow sidewalks;” “My life as a Whore- the biography of Madam Laura Evens;” “Frozen to the cabin floor- the biography of Baby Doe Tabor;” “Michael;” and “The Night of a Thousand Heroes.” She is currently working on two WW2 biographies.


June 16, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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