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Remembering Colorado Springs

Remembering Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has always held a special fascination for visitors. Early Indian tribes, trappers and hunters, the railroad builders, gold and silver prospectors, health seekers, tourists, and the U.S. military have all left their mark on the area. Set against magnificent Pikes Peak and the front... more

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  • ISBN 9781596527065
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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Overview

Colorado Springs has always held a special fascination for visitors. Early Indian tribes, trappers and hunters, the railroad builders, gold and silver prospectors, health seekers, tourists, and the U.S. military have all left their mark on the area. Set against magnificent Pikes Peak and the front range of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs enjoys a history rich with all that is authentically American. With a selection of fine historic images from her best-selling book Historic Photos of Colorado Springs, Sharon Swint provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of the city. Remembering Colorado Springs showcases more than 125 photographs of the city, focusing on hallmarks of its past while paying homage to lesser known points of interest. Printed in vivid black-and-white and handsomely bound, these vignettes of Colorado Springs are sure to delight the history buff, the curious student, and all citizens wishing to explore their colorful local heritage.