Historic Highlandlake

"Building Bridges Across Time"

Historic Highlandlake, Inc. - a nonprofit, 501 (c)3 member supported, historical society - is dedicated to: preserving the rich history of the Highlandlake and Mead, Colorado region, the Preservation of local historical buildings and sites, and an active, educational outreach to the community at large.



1 Interested in Highlandlake, Mead, Liberty Hall, and Mt. Zion, Colorado history? You have come to the right place. Take some time to look around our website. This is our home page, but there is much more to discover hidden behind the scenes.


296th Annual Pioneer Day! June 11, 2017.

This year we are featuring the Buffalo Soldiers Colorguard, musical group, South to Cedars, and bringing back our popular "Voices from the Grave." for more information click here

Booking Events

3 The Historic Highlandlake Church building is available for weddings, reunions, special church services, etc. If you are interested in learning more, click here for all the details.

Social Media

4 We now are on Facebook, and post something about our rich area history, nearly everyday. We also keep you up to date with information about our events, projects, and other fun, historical activities in our area. Follow us by clicking here.


The hamlet of Highlandlake was founded in 1871 by Lorin Cassandre Mead. Read more about Highlandlake's history here. . . Mead has a rich and vibrant history that is anything but dull. Click here to get started!

Pioneer Cemetery

The oldest grave site in the Highlandlake Pioneer Cemetery dates to 1878. The cemetery is open to the public from dawn until dusk. To read more about this cemetery, please go here.

For Kids Only

A special place where kids can learn pioneer skills Click here.

Digital Collections

Hidden deep in our archives is a growing collection of artifacts, ephemera, and other interesting items. In the near future we plan on sharing some of our items online, and you may even be able to order a copy, if something really catches you eyes. Click here

Pioneer Cemetery Fundraiser

There are about 120 infants and young children buried in unmarked graves in the Highlandlake Pioneer Cemetery, nearly all of them are resting in Potter’s Field. Help us remember these precious little ones by purchasing a memorial brick in their honor. Click Here

Gift Shop

Purchase books, limited edition prints, photos, and posters.100% of all proceeds go to HHI's operating, educational, and Preservation expenses. Go here to check out what we have available.