Selling the City of Sunshine: Colorado Springs as America's Greatest Sanitarium
- Jun 02, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Tickets are Non-Refundable
Date: Friday, June 2, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
$5 per person, reservations required.
From its founding in 1871, local boosters advertised Colorado Springs as a premier health destination for the treatment of consumption. Our region’s greatest asset-turned-industry was its stunning scenery, abundant sunshine and mild climate. Come to this illustrated lecture to learn more about how Colorado Springs marketed its scenery and climate so successfully. Presented by Leah Davis Witherow, Curator of History and Archivist for the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Red Rocks Room