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Colorado Springs Hotel 1872. This is the hotel that William Iles came from England to Colorado Springs to manage. He later disagreed with Wm Palmer over the sale of liquor in Colorado Springs and was no longer working for the hotel in late March 1872. I believe it was located on Cascade Avenue.
In 1909, 7 Minute Spring was drilled adjacent to the site of the former Manitou House Hotel. Aptly named, the newly drilled spring produced a geysering event erupting into the air every 7 minutes. Around 1920, a ramshackle building surrounded the spring offering concessions and curios. A sign read: “Mansions 7 Minute Spring”, indicating a tie with the nearby Mansions Hotel, built in 1875, located just west of Manitou’s current fire station.
Memorial Day Flood in Colorado Springs - 1935
Ute Iron Springs in Manitou Springs - 1885 ~ Check out the bikes and the women's clothing...awesome.
Lon Chaney's parents were deaf and mute, but they both had sight. His grandparents (the Kennedy's), all of whose children were deaf, founded the Deaf and Blind School in Colorado Springs when Colorado was still a territory in 1874. Lon Chaney was born here, in Colorado Springs, on April 1, 1883. Photo is the Deaf and Blind School.
Eagle Dancer - Native American Dancer at the Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings in Colorado.
Hotel Pittsburgh in Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs and the Ute Pass from Iron Mountain