The Gold Camp Victorian Society, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation of the history of Cripple Creek, Colorado, and surrounding areas. Known as the World’s Greatest Gold Camp, the District is rich in ranching, mining and railroad history. By wearing Victorian era clothing and reenacting typical scenes of those days, the Gold Camp Victorian Society is determined to safeguard this heritage by educating all generations in the lifestyles and accomplishments of the early day residents who created and enriched our community.
This knowledge of life over one hundred years ago, presented as skits in the local schools and elsewhere, allows our children to better appreciate their community today. Our Victorian Balls, area tours and educational programs enlighten local citizens and visiting tourists, spurring interest in return trips to Cripple Creek. We extend our historic education by participating in parades and historical reenactments in surrounding areas, such as Colorado Springs, Victor, Florissant, Canon City, Leadville, and elsewhere.
The Gold Camp Victorian Society’s activities support the City’s on-going efforts to preserve the historical culture of Cripple Creek. We are pleased to be able to work with the City of Cripple Creek in this endeavor and wholeheartedly thank the City for their support in our many activities. Our thanks, as well, to the dozens of businesses and individuals who contribute to our efforts. Our existence depends on the generosity of our ma