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Digital 2020 Scholar Series: Pioneer Mother Monuments
Join the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum for a digital lecture: Pioneer Mother Monuments that will recount 100 years of pioneer monument controversies in Colorado.
In celebration of CSPM’s groundbreaking Cultural Crossroads exhibit (opening November 2020), the 2020 Scholar Series will promote the latest academic scholarship to foster a new understanding of Pikes Peak Regional history.
In 1911, Denverites opposed plans for a Pioneer Monument featuring a Plains Indian warrior towering over white settlers. A century later, Colorado Springs residents rejected a conventional covered wagon monument in favor of a modern design celebrating culturalView more
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