Discover, Protect, Learn, and have Fun
Next meeting: October 16, 7:00 PM
Program: The Ghosts of Gilman
Presented by Steven Wade Veatch
An abandoned mining town in Eagle County, Gilman was founded in 1886 during the Colorado Silver Boom and became a center for lead and zinc mining. Join us to hear the story of Gilman’s four phases: (More)
Our programs are Free and open to the public!
Fire Station #19
2490 Research Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (map)
Time: 7:00 PM
(On your own tab)
Time: 5:30 PM
7344 North Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs (map)
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.