Discover Archaeology 2024

July 17, 2024

Schweiger Ranch: Just south of RidgeGate Parkway, on the frontage road (S. Havana Street) across I-25 from Cabela’s

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Among RidgeGate’s cultural facilities is the 38-acre historic Schweiger Ranch, located just east of the RidgeGate Parkway and I-25 interchange. The historic restoration of the ranch and its buildings, led by the nonprofit Schweiger Ranch Foundation, gives us an important glimpse into the settlers’ lives in the late 1800s. Today, Schweiger Ranch is open to the public for self-guided visits every third Saturday, and free guided tours, storytelling campfires and nature hikes are also offered. All events are free to the public. Registration is required for most events – register and learn more here.

Discover Archaeology
Join Schweiger Ranch and Community Connections as we explore the history and archaeology at Schweiger Ranch! This is a free event for parents and children to learn about the history of the Schweiger family and how archaeology can be used to learn about what people were doing in the past!

Learn the History of Schweiger Ranch, see the artifacts found on the ranch, participate in a mock dig, and more. Oh, and don’t forget to visit the Schweiger Ranch goats and chickens!

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Date:
July 17, 2024
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Schweiger Ranch Foundation
Email
info@schweigerranch.org
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