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Glen Eyrie after General Palmer: Stories of Dreamers, Schemers, and Colorful Characters

Presented by Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society at Colorado Springs Fire Station #19, Colorado Springs CO

Feb 19 2019
Glen Eyrie after General Palmer: Stories of Dreamers, Schemers, and Colorful Characters presented by Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society at ,

Glen Eyrie’s tempestuous history following the death of General Palmer is filled with colorful characters, natural disasters, and multiple schemes, one of which could have put both Glen Eyrie and the Garden of the Gods at risk. Join the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society to learn more about a surprising era of this historic property.

Colorado Springs mourned when its founder, General William Jackson Palmer, died in 1909. But what happened to Glen Eyrie – his beautiful and beloved home next to Garden of the Gods – before The Navigators purchased the property in 1953?

This tempestuous period in Glen Eyrie’s history is filled with colorful characters, natural disasters and schemes, including a real estate scheme that would have put both Glen Eyrie and Garden of the Gods at risk, plus the gold-digging schemes of a wealthy

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Colorado Springs Fire Station #19

2490 Research Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO

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