For Immediate Release, April 17, 2012

Contact Person: Meghan McGinnes, 720-497-7650


Hiwan Homestead Museum announces a new exhibit opening May 8, 2012.   “Cadillac Canyon: Evergreen’s Upper Bear Creek 1920s-1960s” delves into high society along Upper Bear Creek in Evergreen. Did you ever wonder how high society folks lived and played in Evergreen? Come see “Cadillac Canyon” to find out. See which movie stars visited resorts such as Troutdale-in-the-Pines and Greystone! Learn about dude ranches such as T-S! See the majestic mountain homes that were built in Evergreen’s glory years!

Don’t miss your chance to see how the other half lived—find out why Upper Bear Creek earned the nickname Cadillac Canyon! Please join us for an open house preview of “Cadillac Canyon” on Monday, May 7 from 6:30-8:30 PM. No reservations are required.

“Cadillac Canyon” will be on display through November 18. 2012. Hiwan Homestead Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 PM, summer hours from June 1 to August 31 are 11:00 AM to 5 PM. Please call 720-497-7650 for more information.

Hiwan Homestead Museum is a 25-room log mansion constructed in the Rustic style of architecture.  It is located in Evergreen at 4208 S. Timbervale Drive and is a Jefferson County Open Space facility operated through a partnership with the Jefferson County Historical Society.  The Museum was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

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