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Old Colorado City Foundation

Old Colorado City Foundation located in Colorado Springs CO

The Old Colorado City Foundation preserves the heritage and history of Colorado Avenue, while meeting the modern needs of the community.

Old Colorado City got its first building in 1859 when Melancathon Beach and Dr. James Garvin built a log cabin near the banks of Fountain Creek. Since then, this two-square-mile region has been the territorial capitol of Colorado Territory, a Wild West mining supply town and a thriving shopping district and neighborhood. Today, its history and local flavor attract tourists from around the world.

The Old Colorado City Foundation wants to keep it that way. The Foundation works with the Old Colorado City businesses and local Historical Society to let residents and visitors alike know about this unique part of Colorado Springs. They are involved in a variety of projects to promote Old Colorado City as a place to visit and to make sure our visitors are comfortable, safe and happy while they are here.

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