Historic Georgetown, Inc.

Home of the Hamill House Museum and Alpine Hose #2 Museum

Preservation Is…
"It has been said that, at it’s best, preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a mutual concern for the future."
                           -William Murtagh, first keeper of the National Register of Historic Places

       On May 7,1970, the Georgetown Society, later known as Georgetown Historical Society and now as Historic Georgetown Inc. was incorporated. Thus the journey began. From the start HGI was as much of a preservation agency as a traditional historical society. A first project was assistance to the Town of Georgetown in the passage of Colorado’s first town-wide historic preservation ordinance that provided for the design review that continues today. 

       The years have seen HGI’s acquisition and preservation of historic structures, conservation of the setting through open lands, promotion of heritage tourism, cultural and fundraising events, publications, educational courses and a constant, and sometimes boisterous, commitment to the integrity of the Landmark District. Today, HGI continues in its commitment to historic preservation through community education programs, restoration projects, historical property conservation movements, and much more. 

Who We Are

What's New

Restoration work in the Hamill House Parlor

We are pleased to announce that HGI has received a grant from the Colorado State Historical Society that will allow us to proceed with some much needed structural repair work in the Parlor of the Hamill House.

     HGI will still need to come up with around $36,000 in matching funds, but work has already begun and will continue throughout 2017. To donate to the restoration project or for more ways to get involved, call our office at 303-569-2840.

Open for Tours
Visit the Historic Hamill House (305 Argentine St) and Alpine Hose #2 Museum (507 5th St)



Parlours and Perennials, A Peek into the Past

Saturday, July 28, 2018

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2nd Annual Gold Rush Duck Race
Sunday, September 2, 2018


Devil's Gate History Series  - Check back for 2018-19 schedule

More about Summer Events. Put us on your calendar!

Hamill House Museum: 305 Argentine Street, Georgetown
Alpine Hose No. 2 Georgetown Firefighting Museum: 507 5th Street, Georgetown

preservation@historicgeorgetown.org     303.569.2840

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