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The Tunnels Under Our Feet

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Presented by Old Colorado City Historical Society at Old Colorado City History Center, Colorado Springs CO

Mar 14 2015
The Tunnels Under Our Feet presented by Old Colorado City Historical Society at Old Colorado City History Center, Colorado Springs CO

 Tracy Beach  "Tunnels under Our Feet"    

Have you ever seen a manhole cover with little glass circles in it and wondered why it was different from the others? Did you know that there were actually tunnels under the sidewalks and those manhole covers imbedded with glass circles allowed light into the tunnels below?    
    Underground hollow sidewalks and vaults had many uses when they were first installed in the late 1800s. Vaults allowed businesses to expand and utilize the unused spaces

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FREE. for historical society member; $5 for non-members

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Doors open at 10:30. Author's books available for purchase the day of the event.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Old Colorado City History Center

1 South 24th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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