Category Archives: Historic Buildings

McAllister House

We’re still settling into our new house, putting up curtain rods, painting, stuff like that. But we decided to take a break and see something local. The McAllister House was built in 1873, at a time when all the houses … Continue reading

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Vindicator Valley

On Sunday, we took Linda and Barb up into the mountains to Victor. We spent a half hour wandering the Vindicator Valley Trail, enjoying the view. Wyoming Ground Squirrel in hiding Female Mountain Bluebird Even at the relatively early hour … Continue reading

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Air Force Academy

The Air Force Academy moved to Colorado Springs in August, 1958, four months after I was born. The architecture definitely looks like it’s from that period.  All it takes to get on the grounds is to show a photo i.d. … Continue reading

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The Cliff House at Pikes Peak

On our Jeep tour through Manitou Springs, we passed The Cliff House, an old hotel with a fancy dining room. Lisa, Terri’s friend, decided she wanted to go there for lunch. We drove in her SUV through Garden of the … Continue reading

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