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Monument Valley Park was among General Palmer's most treasured gifts to the people of Colorado Springs. Between 1904 and 1907 two miles next to Monument Creek became a "park for the people" with elegant gardens, winding walks, bridged ponds, a tennis court, playgrounds and an arboretum displaying Colorado tree and shrub species and Palmer's Colorado Wildflower Garden.

Monument Valley Park was among General Palmer's most treasured gifts to the people of Colorado Springs. Between 1904 and 1907 two miles next to Monument Creek became a "park for the people" with elegant gardens, winding walks, bridged ponds, a tennis court, playgrounds and an arboretum displaying Colorado tree and shrub species and Palmer's Colorado Wildflower Garden.

Austin Bluffs Road, a rutted path of dirt, year unkown.  Bluffs visible in background.  On left are several "powder houses" where blasting powder was stored.

Austin Bluffs Road, a rutted path of dirt, year unkown. Bluffs visible in background. On left are several "powder houses" where blasting powder was stored.

The Big Snow 42" ~ Colorado Springs Colorado ~ 1913

The Big Snow 42" ~ Colorado Springs Colorado ~ 1913

From Manitou To Colorado City (now Westside Old Colorado City neighborhood of Coloado Springs, Colorado ~ 1915 https://www.beauty-secrets.us/product/101homemade-remedies/

From Manitou To Colorado City (now Westside Old Colorado City neighborhood of Coloado Springs, Colorado ~ 1915 https://www.beauty-secrets.us/product/101homemade-remedies/

A healing past: Tuberculosis sanitoriums were Springs' 1st major economic driver

A healing past: Tuberculosis sanitoriums were Springs' 1st major economic driver

the Milk Man. My grandparents had their daily delivered, so wonderful. Wish this still happened

the Milk Man. My grandparents had their daily delivered, so wonderful. Wish this still happened