Colorado Gives Day!

Support the Summit Historical Society with a donation on December 4, 2018

Support the Summit Historical Society with an online Colorado Gives donation and keep Summit County, Colorado history alive!

Historical Society Member, Jean Adams stated, “It is so easy to donate to my favorite charities through Colorado Gives Day. No checks, envelopes, or stamps! I like to travel so wherever I am at the time, I can take a few minutes and do all my “end of the year” donations. In addition to a single gift I can also arrange for an amount to be automatically withdrawn each month. Even though Summit Historical Society celebrates the past, Colorado Gives Day is one modern convenience that I would recommend to everyone.”

Your generous donations will provide funding for the following:

  • New period desks for the 1883 Dillon schoolhouse
  • Improvements to the Myers Cabin
  • Landscaping outside the schoolhouse and cabins
  • Improved signage for the Rice Barn and schoolhouse
  • Painting of historical buildings
  • Programming to tell the story of Summit County history

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Historic Adventures, Tours and Events

Spend the day with the Summit Historical Society. Learn about the fascinating, unique history of Summit County.

We are available for special events and tours!

Historic Tours

Dillon Schoolhouse Museum

Visit the Schoolhouse Museum, Myers Cabin, and Honeymoon Cabin and learn about life in the late 1800s in Summit County. You will find the museum at 403 LaBonte Street in Dillon.

Summer Schedule

Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
July 3 through August 31
Reservations not required.

Winter Schedule

The Schoolhouse Museum is open by appointment only. Tours can be arranged by calling 970-468-2207.

Costs:  Your $5 donation supports the Museum and other educational programs of the Summit Historical Society.

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