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History Tour of Historic Manitou Springs: Historic District and Mineral Springs

Presented by Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs at Downtown Manitou Springs, Manitou Springs CO

Aug 02 2018
History Tour of Historic Manitou Springs: Historic District and Mineral Springs presented by Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs at Downtown Manitou Springs, Manitou Springs CO

Discover one of the West’s largest National Historic Districts, located on top of one of the region’s most fascinating and fragile geologic formations, in a sipping, strolling and learning tour of Manitou Springs as you’ve NEVER experienced this amazing, unique community before.

So you think you know Manitou Springs? Join to discover so much more of the lore and lure of one of the largest National Register districts in the West. Your guides will interpret more than a century of architectural history and share the fascinating geology story of the karst aquifer, the reason the town exists. Learn how native peoples cherished the springs, how health seeking developers initiated its founding in the 1870s, how tourism established its character in the 20th century and how

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ADMISSION INFO

A FREE benefit of membership for all Historic Preservation Alliance members. $10 cash or check for all others,paid at registration.  6:00 p.m. registration; event begins at 6:30.

Contact: (719) 641-1542

Email: abrohr@hotmail.com

LOCATION

Downtown Manitou Springs

Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

This tour takes place on public sidewalks and walkways, MOST of which are easily accessible by walkers, wheelchairs and strollers.  Some light "lifting up" or "setting down" might be required up and

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