Come join the Palmer Lake Historical Society as we meet Amy Burch, Palmer Lake resident and co-author of The Glen Eyrie Story. Amy will speak on the history of the history of his Colorado Springs founder and Palmer Lake's namesake General William Palmer.
Venture beyond the gates of Glen Eyrie to explore the history of a castle and magnificent landscape nestled in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Experience more than one hundred and fifty years of romance, adversity, adventure, ingenuity, and faith in The Glen Eyrie Story.
From 1871 to 1909, Glen Eyrie was home General William Jackson Palmer, railroad magnate and founder of Colorado Springs. Today, Glen Eyrie serves as the conference and retreat ministry of The Navigators, continuing Palmer's legacy of service and hospitality. Amy's book features more than 130 photographs, drawings, blueprints and archival manuscripts, The Glen Eyrie Story is an exploration of the past and a look at the present of this beautiful estate nestled in the mountains of Colorado.
Doors open at 6:30 PM, program starts at 7:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served after the program. FREE & open to the public. Books will be on sale.
About the Palmer Lake Historical Society
Mission: The mission of the Palmer Lake Historical Society (PLHS) is to preserve, protect, promote, and provide access to historical data, artifacts and other items of significance relating to the Palmer Divide area and make resources available to the public primarily through the Lucretia Vaile Museum and annual programming.
Goals: The primary goals and objectives of the Palmer Lake Historical Society are to assemble, preserve, display (as feasible), and interpret historical objects and printed material pertaining to the Palmer Divide area that includes Palmer Lake, Monument, School District 38, the United States Air Force Academy, and as far east as Table Rock.
Please consider joining and networking with the Palmer Lake Historical Society. Various levels of participation available including family and senior memberships. All ages welcome. Newcomers to the area are welcome!
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