Colorado Archaeological Society
Pikes Peak Chapter
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Archaeology
Discover, Learn, Protect, and have Fun

The Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Program: April 15, 2015

The Fur trade in Colorado by William B. Butler, PhD

Join us to learn about fur trade in Colorado between 1800 and 1850: how it worked, who was involved, the 24 fur trading posts in the state, and the trappers’ contribution to the state.


Vogel Canyon - A Renewed Face A Renewed Spirit

Vogel Canyon is a distilled record of the human past on the High Plains in southeastern Colorado. This video celebrates the successful partnerships which have preserved this important record of the human past. Produced in partnership by  the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society and the  U.S. Forest Service, Comanche National Grassland this 21 minute video summarizes  an important conservation project south of La Junta, Colorado. The program includes video of graffiti removal, trail construction,  and contains a strong anti-vandalism message.

Funded through a grant from the State Historical Fund in Denver.

Preserving Cultural Heritage

This presentation was created by Brandon Ott. As an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, it was his Eagle Scout Project. Brandon spent over a 1,000 hours visiting sites, museums, and researching archaeology preservation.  Tom Sholes (Pikes Peak Chapter) provided guidance and Dave Sproul (Pikes Peak Chapter) provided the music track. The video may be view full screen by clicking on the icon next to "vimeo" at the lower right corner of the video after starting the video.