Jeanne Gripp
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Sasquatch Investigations of the Rockies at Florissant Public Library

June 11, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm
Sasquatch Investigations of the RockiesMichael Johnson is the driving force behind Sasquatch Investigations of the Rockies. Michael came to Colorado in 1977 from northern Kansas. He instantly fell in love with the mountains and Colorado and has spent countless days and nights exploring its majesty.Michael got started in this endeavor in the 1990’s after finding 17″ footprints in the snow at Rampart Range during Thanksgiving break. In the same location, Mike had a Class 1 Bigfoot sighting when…See More
May 15
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Tipi Set-up at Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum

May 20, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Tipi Set-up Have you ever wondered how a Tipi is put together? How did the Native Americans manage to get those poles to stay in place? Even if you missed the 2016 Chautauqua on Tipis, now is your chance to come see for yourself how a Plains Indian Tipi is set-up! Ed Held (Tipi Man) will be presenting a follow-up to his 2016 Chautauqua presentation and setting up the Tipi for the Pikes Peak Historical Society on Saturday. May 20th at 10am. He will be putting up the Tipi next to the PPHS Museum…See More
Apr 26
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​Unconventional Women of the West at Lake George Charter School

May 21, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
Unconventional Women of the WestOvercoming personal hardships, seven Legendary Ladies became part of the lore of the West - Captain Jack-Lady Miner; Maud Nelson-Baseball Player; Mary Chase-Pulitzer Prize Winner; Augusta Tabor-Business Woman; Rae Wilson-Patriotic Benefactor, Mary Rippon- Professor and Lillie Coit-Patroness of Firemen. These women will be portrayed by a group called The Legendary Ladies.The Legendary Ladies, Inc. is a non-profit organization, who for the past 25 years, have…See More
Apr 18
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The Life & Times of Henry Hoder and the Wildhorn Dude Ranch at Florissant Public Library

April 23, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
The Life & Times of Henry Hoder and the Wildhorn Dude Ranch The Wildhorn Dude Ranch, located north of Florissant, Colorado, has a history as rich and colorful as the country surrounding it. The Ranch was purchased by the Hoder Family in the 1920's. The Wildhorn Dude Ranch has seen everything from cowboys when it was a working cattle ranch to moonshiners and mafia shootouts during the Prohibition Era to a variety of celebrities when it was a dude ranch. Steve Plutt, local historian, will…See More
Mar 16
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Drilling, Fracking, Earthquakes & Our Energy Bills at Florissant Public Library

February 19, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
Fracking. This term has quickly become a common household word. But how many of us really know what it means? Let alone how the process affects a person’s everyday life. Retired geologist, John Rakowski, will talk about what the process of fracking is as well as its impact on both the environment and society at the Pikes Peak Historical Society’s February Chautauqua.John will speak on the evolution of “fracking” from post-Civil War times to the present.  He will discuss the advantages of…See More
Jan 17
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Drilling, Fracking, Earthquakes & Our Energy Bills at Florissant Public Library

February 19, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm
Fracking. This term has quickly become a common household word. But how many of us really know what it means? Let alone how the process affects a person’s everyday life. Retired geologist, John Rakowski, will talk about what the process of fracking is as well as its impact on both the environment and society at the Pikes Peak Historical Society’s February Chautauqua.John will speak on the evolution of “fracking” from post-Civil War times to the present.  He will discuss the advantages of…See More
Jan 16
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Pikes Peak Historical Society November Chautauqua - Native American Tipis at Florissant Library

November 20, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
Native American Tipis​​Tipi. Tepee, Teepee. No matter how it is spelled, the Tipi is an icon of the Native American Indians. But not all Native Americans lived in Tipis. The Tipi was used by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. It's simple yet sturdy construction kept the occupants warm in the winter and cool in the summer, it stood strong against strong winds, and was easy to put up and take down during a move.Ed Held, a Native American and Pikes Peak Historical Society…See More
Oct 25, 2016
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Pikes Peak Historical Society November Chautauqua - Native American Tipis at Florissant Library

November 20, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
Native American Tipis​​Tipi. Tepee, Teepee. No matter how it is spelled, the Tipi is an icon of the Native American Indians. But not all Native Americans lived in Tipis. The Tipi was used by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. It's simple yet sturdy construction kept the occupants warm in the winter and cool in the summer, it stood strong against strong winds, and was easy to put up and take down during a move.Ed Held, a Native American and Pikes Peak Historical Society…See More
Oct 25, 2016
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Pikes Peak Historical Society Annual Auction at Lake George Charter School

October 15, 2016 from 12pm to 5pm
Pikes Peak Historical Society Annual AuctionThe 2016 Pikes Peak Historical Society Annual Auction will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 2:00pm at the Lake George Charter School gym/auditorium in Lake George, Colorado.This auction is a major fundraiser for the Pikes Peak Historical Society, a non-profit organization…See More
Sep 29, 2016
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Florissant Heritage Day at Florissant, CO

July 30, 2016 from 7am to 5pm
Florissant Heritage DayThe town of Florissant, in Teller County, has a rich and varied history - from the native Ute people who called the area home, to the early mountain men who traversed the area seeking furs for trade, to the pioneers who left their mark by building homes and establishing a town. Every year, the town of Florissant celebrates this legacy with the annual Heritage Day celebration held on July 30th. The Pikes Peak Historical Society, along with the Florissant Grange and the…See More
Jun 21, 2016
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Florissant Heritage Day at Florissant, CO

July 30, 2016 from 7am to 5pm
Florissant Heritage DayThe town of Florissant, in Teller County, has a rich and varied history - from the native Ute people who called the area home, to the early mountain men who traversed the area seeking furs for trade, to the pioneers who left their mark by building homes and establishing a town. Every year, the town of Florissant celebrates this legacy with the annual Heritage Day celebration held on July 30th. The Pikes Peak Historical Society, along with the Florissant Grange and the…See More
Jun 21, 2016
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Geocaching 101 at Florissant Library

June 19, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Geocaches can be found all over the world. It is common for Geocachers to hide caches in locations that are important to them, reflecting a special interest or skill to the cache owner. Currently there are 2.7 million caches listed in over 200 countries, including 26,000 in…See More
May 18, 2016
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Geocaching 101 at Florissant Library

June 19, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Geocaches can be found all over the world. It is common for Geocachers to hide caches in locations that are important to them, reflecting a special interest or skill to the cache owner. Currently there are 2.7 million caches listed in over 200 countries, including 26,000 in…See More
May 18, 2016
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Pikes Peak Historical Society May Chautauqua at Florissant Library

May 15, 2016 from 2pm to 3pm
A Rocky Mountain LadyJoin Victorian travel writer Isabella Bird as she recounts her famous solitary 600 mile long ride through the Rocky Mountains in the early winter of 1873. Isabella, who was forty-two at the time, rode her Indian pony Birdie from Denver to Colorado Springs, up Ute Pass through Woodland Park, Divide, Florissant and Lake George, before turning north along the lonely Tarryall Mountains to Kenosha Pass and back to Denver.Told in Isabella's own voice and words, the journey brings…See More
Apr 18, 2016
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The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa at Florissant Library

April 17, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
As the Civil War raged and goldfields beckoned, a gunman stalked the mountains of central Colorado on a divine mission to kill American settlers. He would elude governors and armies, bounty hunters and posses, until his demise at the climax of a fierce high-country manhunt. By then, Felipe Espinosa had claimed more than thirty lives to quietly become one of the nation's first serial killers and foreign terrorists.The Pikes Peak Historical Society invites you to join author Adam James Jones on…See More
Mar 16, 2016
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Pikes Peak Historical Society Chautauqua at Florissant Library

February 21, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
Wildlife Management in the Pikes Peak Region Why are some of the Deer wearing collars? Are they trying to make a fashion statement? * Do Bighorn Sheep kick the kids out of the herd when they grow up?  Or do they hang around eating their parents out of house and home?  * Was that a Moose I just saw? I thought moose only lived in Alaska!  * What do you mean that’s a mountain lion? Just looks like a big kitty-cat to me!  * Do Bears really steal picnic baskets? How do I get the bear cubs to stand…See More
Jan 18, 2016

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