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Female Pioneers: Outstanding Women in Colorado’s History

March 20, 2019

They say the future is female, but our past is as well Colorado history is rich and steeped in legends. Cowboys of the silver screen were tamer versions of the outlaws that once roamed the streets of Colorado Springs. From its days as a frontier oasis to today, Colorado is a place where pioneers make … Read moreFemale Pioneers: Outstanding Women in Colorado’s History

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The History Behind Colorado Springs’ Nickname “Little London”

January 9, 2019

Bobbies, Victorian architecture, savouries, and more were mainstays in the early years of Colorado Springs Nearly 150 years ago, Colorado Springs was donned the nickname “Little London,” which still persists today. Local law enforcement were called “Bobbies,” structures were built in the Victorian-style, and the wealthy townspeople attended ritzy soirees akin to those happening over the pond. But, … Read moreThe History Behind Colorado Springs’ Nickname “Little London”

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Everybody Welcome: How Fannie Mae Duncan Helped Unite Colorado Springs

August 22, 2018

The History of Colorado Springs’ Famous Cotton Club Being both Black and female, Fannie Mae Duncan was a champion of racial accord at a time when courage and resolve such as hers was desperately needed and in short supply. One woman set out to effect change in the one realm under her domain. She welcomed … Read moreEverybody Welcome: How Fannie Mae Duncan Helped Unite Colorado Springs

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8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Manitou Springs (unless you’ve taken our food tour!)

June 29, 2016

Manitou Springs is an eclectic mixture of art, history, and culture Though a small town at the base of Pikes Peak, Manitou is brimming with charming tidbits and fun facts just waiting to be discovered. We’ve compiled a list of just eight…but there are a lot more!   Fun Fact 1 Did you know that … Read more8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Manitou Springs (unless you’ve taken our food tour!)

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8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Downtown Colorado Springs

June 1, 2016

There’s more than what meets the eye in our charming downtown Learn all of this and more on our Downtown Colorado Springs food tours!   1. Colorado Springs has 7 different sister cities around the world Any idea why Colorado Springs has a traditional Japanese Torii gate in one of its medians? Colorado Springs has a … Read more8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Downtown Colorado Springs

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