Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Live and Let live: John Coughlin's Zoo Park

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Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Jan 13
Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series: Live and Let live: John Coughlin's Zoo Park

For over a decade, Bathhouse John Coughlin called the Pikes Peak Region his summer home and playground. He built a zoological park on his property which entertained thousands.

For over a decade, Bathhouse John Coughlin called the Pikes Peak Region his summer home and playground. He built a zoological park on his property which entertained thousands. Coughlin’s time in Colorado was filled with ambition, involved a little gambling, and a drunken elephant. This talk will explore the stories surrounding Coughlin and the lasting impression he made on the region.

This lecture is presented by Stephanie Prochaska, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Assistant Archivist.

About the Presenter:

Stephanie Prochaska, CSPM Assistant Archivist graduated from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs in 2008 before earning her Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Denver in 2012. Previously, Stephanie was a librarian and archivist in the aerospace industry and has experience in the healthcare and nonprofit sectors.

Reservations Required – Call – 719-385-5990 or visit www.cspm.org

ADMISSION INFO

$5 suggested donation. Free for Museum Members.

Reservations required.

Contact: (719) 385-5990

Email: COSMuseum@springsgov.com

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LOCATION

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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