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Local History Talk: The First Sheriff of El Paso County

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Local History Talk: Rankin Scott Kelly, the First Sheriff of El Paso County

Rankin Scott Kelly was a man with a dark secret who became the first lawman in the Colorado Territory (Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs and the Ute Pass area).  He was quite a character!  His career included many gunfights with outlaws, cattle rustlers and assorted trouble-makers.

John Anderson, the 26th sheriff of El Paso County (retired)  will give a slide presentation on his predecessor,  Rankin Scott Kelly. Anderson is a historian-author, artist and Ted Talk presenter.  His book, Rankin Scott Kelly, First Sheriff El Paso County, Colorado Territory 1861-1867,  will be available for those interested.

Everyone is welcome!

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Manitou Springs Heritage Center
Phone:
719-685-1454
Email:
ManitouHeritage@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org

Venue

Manitou Springs Heritage Center
517 Manitou Ave
Manitou Springs, CO,
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Phone:
(719) 685-1454
Website:
http://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org/