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Pikes Peak Region History Lecture: From Utility to Attraction - A History of Mt. Manitou Park

Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Aug 15 2015
Pikes Peak Region History Lecture: From Utility to Attraction – A History of Mt. Manitou Park presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

From Utility to Attraction – A History of the Mt. Manitou Park & Incline Railway
Presented by Eric Swab
Most residents of the area know the Manitou Incline as the mega fitness climb beginning in the parking lot of the Cog Railway. This presentation will take you from it’s beginning as an aid to the construction of water pipeline to power the Manitou Hydro-electric plant, through it’s 81 year history as a tourist attraction to it’s present status as the “World’s Greatest Outdoor

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$5 suggested donation, Free for Museum Members

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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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