Museum opening hours: Wednesdays 1 pm to 4 pm & Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm Special tours or research hours can be provided by calling 719-559-0837

Physical Address:

66 Lower Glenway

Palmer Lake, CO 80133

Mailing address:

PO Box 662

Palmer Lake, CO 80133


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

The Alexander Film Company

Palmer Lake Town Hall 42 Valley Crescent Street, Palmer Lake, CO

The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites everyone to Steve Antonuccio's presentation on the Alexander Film Company. Established in Colorado Springs in 1927, the Alexander Film Company was the largest producer of advertising playlets for movie theaters in the country. The company created the concept of the television commercial and at one time, had 600 employees […]

Life and Times of General William J. Palmer

Palmer Lake Town Hall 42 Valley Crescent Street, Palmer Lake, CO

In acknowledgment of Veteran’s Day, Jim Sawatzki presents a program on General William J. Palmer—namesake of the town of Palmer Lake, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient, founder of Colorado Springs, and builder of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. By outward appearances Palmer was wealthy and accomplished, but his private life was bittersweet. The […]