Leadville Irish Miners’ Memorial, Evergreen Cemetery, Leadville, Colorado

The Leadville Irish Miners’ Memorial Ribbon Cutting

Saturday, Sept 16th, 10am – 2pm,

Leadville Evergreen Cemetery, Leadville, Colorado

The Leadville Irish Miners’ Memorial ribbon cutting and celebration of completion is on September 16, 2023.

Irish Miners, Leadville, Colorado

The memorial was constructed in memory of the over 1100 Irish immigrants buried in unmarked graves – a symbol of their humanity, their lives and their struggles, in hope that their stories might continue.

Leadville Irish Miners’ Memorial Finale Weekend

            FREE and Open to All



                                 Don’t miss the BEST CEMETERY TOUR in Colorado

Gilpin Historical Society Cemetery Crawl

The Gilpin Historical Society

Annual Cemetery Crawl

Tickets on Sale NOW

Step back in time to hear the stories of those who lived and died in Gilpin County during this hike through history. Each year, a different cemetery in Gilpin County (there are 11) hosts the event and local history buffs portray those who now call these cities of the dead home.
The 34th Annual Cemetery Crawl is August 26, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery, above Central City.
Details and tickets are available here.


Photo courtesy of Patricia Carmody


All Things Cemetery, Part II

FREE online class

presented by

Carol Cooke Darrow

In partnership with the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies,

Unraveling Your Past and the

Gilpin Historical Society.

In this session you will learn how to locate a cemetery and interpret the symbolism of the monument.

The program is FREE and online, however due to overwhelming interest space is limited and reservations are required. Register Here

Additional materials will be emailed to registrants, along with the Zoom link, before the program.

Program Agenda

  • Eight Ways to Locate a Cemetery
  • Cemetery Symbolism
  • Q & A


THANK YOU, to everyone that made our first online
All Things Cemetery a HUGE success!!!

Cozen Ranch Cemetery
Frasier, Colorado

A sold-out crowd, with fascinating questions and input, an EXECELLENT presentation by Carol Darrow with Unraveling Your Past, with IMPECCABLE tech support by Kelly (not a single glitch) with the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies. What more could one ask for? More programs about historic cemeteries is what you’ve told us and we’ve heard you.

Check back for details on the 2023
June classes and tours.
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