Pioneer Museum

“Fremont Experimental Forest Station 1909 – 1935”

April 3, 2021 — 10:00am-11:30am

“Fremont Experimental Forest Station 1909 – 1935”

The Virtual Museum, sponsored by the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, proudly hosts a live online presentation, the  “Fremont Experimental Forest Station 1909-1935” by local explorer and author, Eric Swab.  The abandoned block buildings you see off Barr Trail are the remains of the Fremont Experimental Forest, a tree science laboratory that existed from 1909-1935 with the mission of studying how Coloradans could repair forests. Learn more about the Fremont Experimental Forest and its ruins.

To view our online Virtual Museum presentation visit

Support the Manitou Springs Heritage Center 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs 80829.  Visit our free Virtual Museum and Museum Bookstore.  For more information, call 719-685-1454, E-mail: or visit our website,

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