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The City of Sunshine: Colorado Springs as America's 'Greatest' Sanitarium

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Presented by Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, Colorado Springs CO

Jun 02 2017
The City of Sunshine: Colorado Springs as America’s ‘Greatest’ Sanitarium presented by Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, Colorado Springs CO

From its founding in 1871 Colorado Springs was advertised as a premier health destination for the treatment of consumption. Come to this illustrated lecture to learn more. Presented by Leah Davis Witherow, Archivist for the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.

From its founding in 1871, local boosters advertised Colorado Springs as a premier health destination for the treatment of consumption.

Our region’s greatest asset-turned-industry was its stunning scenery, abundant sunshine and mild climate.

Come to this illustrated lecture to learn more about how Colorado Springs marketed its scenery and climate so successfully.

Presented by Leah Davis Witherow, Curator of History and Archivist for the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.

Proceeds benefit

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ADMISSION INFO

$5 per person. Reservations required online or by phone.

Contact: (719) 219-0104

Email: programs@gardenofgods.com

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LOCATION

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center

1805 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

PARKING INFO

Parking on premises.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

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