Discover, Protect, Learn, and have Fun
No meeting in July
Instead, we are having our Annual Picnic on Saturday July 27th
If you have not signed up, click here to send a message for detailed information. Deadline is July 15th.
Our next regular meeting will be on August 20th.
Topic: Kit Carson On The Sante Fe Trail
Presented by: John M. Carson, Ranger/Historical Interpreter, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site
Fire Station #19
2490 Research Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (map)
Time: 7:00 PM
(On your own tab)
Time: 5:30 PM
7455 N. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs (map)
Colorado Archaeological Society Annual Meeting
Location: Pueblo, CO
10/11 Colorado Archaeological Board Meeting
10/12 Speakers, Presentations, Banquet
10/12 Field Trips – Locations to be announced
Information to follow regarding registration.
Vogle 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.