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Pikes Peak Historical Society May Chautauqua

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Presented by Pikes Peak Historical Society at Florissant Library, Florissant CO

May 15 2016
Pikes Peak Historical Society located in Florissant CO

A Rocky Mountain Lady

Join Victorian travel writer Isabella Bird as she recounts her famous solitary 600 mile long ride through the Rocky Mountains in the early winter of 1873. Isabella, who was forty-two at the time, rode her Indian pony Birdie from Denver to Colorado Springs, up Ute Pass through Woodland Park, Divide, Florissant and Lake George, before turning north along the lonely Tarryall Mountains to Kenosha Pass and back to Denver.

Told in Isabella’s own voice and words, the journey

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE

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LOCATION

Florissant Library

334 Circle Drive, Florissant, CO 80816

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