Regional History/Genealogy Programs/Classes

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn about your family history using internet resources.

Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium: Military Matters

When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Annex

Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium
Military Matters: Defense, Development, & Dissent
in the Pikes Peak Region

8:30 a.m.
Doors open at the East Library

9 - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and opening remarks

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Development

* Michael L. Olsen — "'Me encontre con seis americanos' - The Spanish Military Expedition that Changed the History of the Southwest"
* Susan Fletcher — "How the Civil War Built Colorado Springs"
* Heather Jordan — "The Man in the Hat: The Story of Leo Mohl"
* Greg Atkins — "The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & the Making of the Modern Garrison City, 1940–1950"

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Defense

* Eric Swab — "Pikes Peak Summit: The Strategic Advantage"
* Katherine Scott Sturdevant — "Sacrifices for Service: Amache Voluntarism, Missionary Martyrdom, & Legendary Memory"
* Rick W. Sturdevant — "We Will Make Colorado Springs the Space Capital of the Free World"
* William Schultz — "Upward Christian Soldiers: The Evangelization of the United States Air Force Academy"

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Complimentary Light Lunch

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
Dissent

* Robert S. Kreider — "An Intrusion of Dissenters in Colorado Springs on the Eve of World War II"
* Bill Sulzman — "The Soldiers in Revolt at Fort Carson, 1968–1972
* Mary Elizabeth Ruwell — "U.S. Air Force Academy & Colorado Springs Community Interaction during the Vietnam War Era"
* Mary Sprunger-Froese — "HEAVENS NO! Dissent to Space Warfare, 1983 - Present"

3:00 p.m. – Reception and “An afternoon with Col. John M. Chivington,” portrayed by Ken Oyer

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Meeting

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Monthly meeting of the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society.

Historic Driving Tour App Presentation

When: Friday, June 12, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy at Ute Pass Community Events

Join members of the Ute Pass Historical SAociety as they present their new Historic Driving Tour Application. Use your phone to listen to a guided driving tour of some of the historical highlights of our area.

Pikes Peak Computer Genealogists

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Everyone is welcome! Contact this group through the link below to find out more. Visit as a guest for free. Members pay annual dues.

Genealogy Level III Workshop

When: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Genealogy Level III Workshop: Military, Land and Court Records
Prerequisite: Level I Genealogy or instructor permission

Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region

When: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave

Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region, a book by John Anderson of Colorado Springs. Ute Indian Prayer Trees are a unique variety of Culturally Modified Trees that were skillfully cultivated by the Ute Indians throughout much of Colorado. The Ute began modifying trees for navigational, medicinal, nutritional, educational, burial or spiritual purposes 150-450 years ago. Many Ute Prayer Trees can still be found today. Mr. Anderson will show slides of the trees, tell us their history and where they are located in our area. His book will be available for those interested. Everyone is welcome to attend this fascinating program. Refreshments will be served.

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

When: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Childrens Room

Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Learn more about your family history using internet resources.


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