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Be a part of history!

The Douglas County History Research Center at Douglas County Libraries is collecting images of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, past and present!
Please upload your pictures of the Fair using the form (below). We'd love past or present photos of the fair. Your photos will become part of the archived collection for public use at the library.
Thank you for participating in our shared history!

Also, check out historical videos of the rodeo at the fairgrounds.

1951 Rodeo | 1952 Rodeo pt. 1 | pt. 2 | pt. 3

And more fair photos!

 

Collections

Photographs
Photograph Collection
Browse or search through over 2000 photographs in our collection, covering many topics in Douglas County history from 1864 to today.
   
Oral Histories
Oral History Collection
Listen to audio recordings and read transcripts from our oral history collection.  The DCHRC is a partner in the Library of Congress’ Veteran’s History Project, documenting the lives of US service members.
   
Genealogy
Genealogy
Explore resources for researching your family history.
   
Cemetery
Douglas County Cemeteries
See headstones in the Bear Cañon and Spring Valley Cemeteries, two of Douglas County's most important historical resting places. Search for people by name or location in the cemetery.  Photos of Bear Cañon by David Pack, Eagle Scout.
   
Castle Rock Starlighting
Starlighting
Find out about the history of the Castle Rock Star!
   
Collection Guides
Collection Guides
Learn about our “boxes of stuff” from various people and organizations in Douglas County history. Collection guides provide detailed information about materials in our vault.
   

 

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