Education and Events

The Museum hosts educational activities throughout the year. Tours of the Museum and the Historic Fall River Hydroplant may be arranged for groups of 10 or more people by contacting the Curator of Interpretation. All programs take place at the Museum unless otherwise noted.

Museum staff will present outside of the facility on historical topics of interest for groups in the surrounding Estes Park area. To request a speaker for your next event please contact the Curator of Interpretation. 
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February 21, 2018

10 - 11:30 a.m.

Museum Meeting Room

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1917 Book Club

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the 1917 Book Club returns to the Estes Park Museum to explore local title, Bob Flame: Rocky Mountain Ranger by Dorr G. Yeager. The program runs from 10 – 11:30 a.m. and is held in the Museum Meeting Room. Light snacks will be provided. This program is free and registration is required, limited to 50 participants. It is strongly encouraged that participants read each book prior to the program to take part in the discussion.  

The February selection is Bob Flame: Rocky Mountain Ranger by Dorr G. Yeager. “This classic novel written for a youthful audience by Dorr G. Yeager, Rocky Mountain National Park’s first chief naturalist, was released in 1935.  Bob Flame: Rocky Mountain Ranger helped define the image of the modern national park ranger.” The author’s daughter, Patricia Yeager Washburn, will be in attendance to answer questions and contribute to a lively discussion facilitated by Museum staff.

Book Club titles can be purchased at the Museum Gift Shop or Macdonald Bookshop. Additionally, the Estes Valley Library will circulate a limited number of copies, holds can be placed on circulating copies if all are currently checked out.

To register for the free event or to answer any questions, please call or email, Curator of Interpretation, Mikaela Fundaun at mfundaun@estes.org or 970-577-3762.

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200 Fourth St.
Estes Park, CO 80517
970-586-6256