Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium

Event Type: History Library Programs
Age Group(s): All
Date: 6/10/2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:30 PM
 Enduring Legacies & Forgotten Landmarks:
The Built Environment of the Pikes Peak Region

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m.—Doors Open at East Library

9 a.m.—Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:15–10:45 a.m.

* Leah Davis Witherow—"Defining an Aesthetic for Colorado Springs: The Work of Thomas MacLaren"

* Volker M. Welter—"California Under the Kissing Camels: W. S. White, Architect, in Colorado Springs"

* Kathleen F. Esmiol—"The Wright Vision for the West: Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, Architect"

* Elaine Freed—"Modernist Architect Jan Ruhtenberg: His Work in Colorado"

Mike Olsen—Questions & Answers

10:45–11 a.m. Break

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

* Donald Sanborn & Eric Swab—"The Changing Façades of the Pikes Peak Summit"

* Katherine Scott Sturdevant—"Still Rising From the Ashes: The Victor Miners Union Hall"

* Steve Ruskin—"A ‘Grand Wigwam’ of Science: The Forgotten Legacy of Colorado College’s Palmer Hall"

* Rick Sturdevant—"The Cheyenne Mountain Citadel: Its Construction & Enduring Legacy"

Mike Olsen—Questions & Answers

12:30–1:15 p.m. Complimentary Light Lunch

1:15–3:15 p.m.

* Michael L. Olsen—"Are We There Yet? Highways, History & Heritage"

* Matt Mayberry—"To Power a City: Coal Mining in Colorado Springs"

* Ruth Obee—"Colorado Springs’s Dilemma: The Built Versus the Natural Environment"

* Fawn-Amber Montoya, Judy Baca, Kellie Cason O'Connor, Dawn DiPrince, Deborah Baca Duran, Vera Estrada, Sophia Healey, Jose Ortega—"The Salt Creek Memory Project"

Mike Olsen—Questions & Answers

3:15–4:30 p.m.
Reception & Dianne Hartshorn—"Evergreen Cemetery: Virtue Lives Beyond the Grave, How a Prairie Became a Park"

Schedule and speakers subject to change.

Library: East Library    map
Location: East Community/Annex
Registration Ends: 6/8/2017 at 12:00 AM
Contact: Special Collections
Contact Number: 719-531-6333 x2253
Link: Presentation descriptions and speaker biographies
Status: Closed

We're sorry. The registration deadline was 6/8/2017 at 12:00 AM.