Historeads Book Group
Every third Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Celebrate your love of historical fiction and history titles in the historic Broomfield Depot Museum. This new group is welcoming new members. No registration necessary.
Tea Time Celebration
Saturday, March 7, Sessions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This is the second annual Tea Time. In celebration of International Women’s Day and the 36th Anniversary of the opening of the Broomfield Depot Museum. This community event encourages group conversations about historic influential women in Broomfield. Tea Time includes a selection of teas and traditional tea time snacks. Registration is required.
Depot Building History:
Constructed by Colorado & Southern Railway (C&S) bridge and building crews in 1909, the Broomfield Depot jointly served the C&S and one of its subsidiaries, the Denver & Interurban Railroad. Its hard to imagine Broomfield as a small town but in 1909 only 160 people resided in the hamlet. Concerned about the lack of housing for a station agent and hoping to attract a married man because they were considered steady and reliable, the railroad built the living-in depot with a family in mind. Guided tours explain the risks and benefits for the railroad employees and their families who lived onsite.
Behind the scenes of the Broomfield Depot Museum's restoration.