“200th Anniversary of Edwin James’ Ascent of Pikes Peak”
December 12, 2020
Phil Carson and the Manitou Springs Heritage Center present a Virtual Program, “200th Anniversary of Edwin James’ Ascent of Pikes Peak”
Scale Pikes Peak with botanist Edwin James and author Phil Carson as the latter retraces James’ first recorded ascent 200 years ago. Carson’s illustrated talk covers the long native American presence in the region, two centuries of Spanish exploration and places Major Stephen Long’s expedition and James’ ascent into the context of the American westward movement.
Our virtual presentation may be viewed at www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org
Support the Manitou Springs Heritage Center 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829. Visit our free virtual museum and the online bookstore. For more information, call 719-685-1454, email: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com, or visit www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org.
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