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'The Kingleys in 1870s Colorado'

Presented by Manitou Springs Heritage Center at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, Manitou Springs CO

Jul 16 2022
‘The Kingleys in 1870s Colorado’ presented by Manitou Springs Heritage Center at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, Manitou Springs CO

Join us at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center to learn all about ‘The Kingleys in 1870s Colorado’ in a presentation by author Tamara Teale!

'The Kingsleys in 1870s Colorado' reveals the story of how one Englishwoman, Rose G. Kingsley, the eldest daughter of an Anglican clergyman, arrived in the newly-founded town Colorado Springs in November 1871 to organize the first reading room, the first music concert, and the Fountain Society of Natural Science.

Rose's brother, Maurice, was already in Colorado, inspired to emigrate there by city founder, William J. Palmer, a Civil War veteran and President of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway,

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