Jack Anthony
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Salute America’s Veterans with the Palmer Lake Star on November 11

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 6:57pm 0 Comments

The Palmer Lake Volunteer Fire Department and the American Legion Post 9-11 invite front range citizens to come celebrate America’s veterans with a special star shine ceremony at the base of Sundance Mountain on Tuesday November 11th at 5:15 PM.   The star will be lit at 5:25 PM.   The ceremony will feature veterans who will lead a countdown to activate the Palmer Lake Star and have it shine throughout the night in honor of Veterans’ Day.

If you wish to take part in this…


Palmer Lake Star shines for Tim

Posted on November 17, 2013 at 9:39pm 0 Comments

For the 78th year, the Palmer Lake Star will again shine from Sundance Mountain and decorate the front range for the Christmas season.  This is the first year the star is listed on the Colorado State Register of Historic Properties.  I was a member of the Palmer Lake Historical Society Board with honor of preparing the star’s nomination for the register.   Many folks assisted me including Tim Wagner, a Palmer Lake surveyor who completed a comprehensive survey of the star back in…


Star shines for Fallen Fire Fighters

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 10:37pm 0 Comments

The Palmer Lake Star is shining this July above the Town of Palmer Lake and you should know why.   Some very determined and dedicated citizens built the Palmer Lake Star in 1935.    Every December and on special occasions, the 91-light bulb, 500-foot star set upon Sundance Mountain has illuminated the night.  In 1937, the Palmer Lake Volunteer Fire Department (PLVFD) took on the duty and challenge of maintaining the star.  The PLVFD fire fighters and the citizens of Palmer Lake have done…


Veterans' Home Run supports local veterans in need

Posted on June 18, 2013 at 8:32am 0 Comments

On Saturday morning, June 29th in Memorial Park (by the Velodrome) the 8th annual Veterans’ Home Run 5K Run and 3K Walk to support the Colorado Veterans Resource Coalition’s Crawford House will take place. Since 2006, the Pikes Peak Road Runners have been presenting VHR to raise funds and awareness for the downtown Crawford House residence that helps local veterans facing challenges of substance addiction regain their health, confidence, and step back into the community in a great way. There… Continue

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At 2:54pm on July 6, 2010, carly webb said…
hey thanks so much jack. i wrote that post in about 7 minutes and wasnt anticipating such flattery! thank you very much.
At 12:48pm on July 6, 2010, carly webb said…
hi jack. can you do me a favor and comment on my blog post "let them eat cake"?
pretty please? its for as chool project thats due in less than 24hr.

thank you so much!!

At 10:32am on February 2, 2010, Jack Anthony said…
My email is jackanthony78@aol.com :-) I am always updating my local history research and look forward to sharing more via publishing :-)



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