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Colorado Springs

Added by yongli on 01/18/2017 - 15:35, last changed on 10/16/2019 - 09:58
Colorado Springs is the second-most populous city in Colorado, with more than 456,000 residents. Located about sixty miles south of Denver at the base of Pikes Peak , it is the county seat of El Paso County and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state. Since it was established by...

William Jackson Palmer

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 13:33, last changed on 12/10/2018 - 09:11
William Jackson Palmer (1836–1909) was a Civil War general, railroad tycoon, and founder of Colorado Springs . Though a Quaker from Delaware, Palmer fought for the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war, he moved west and became a civil engineer and philanthropist who played an integral...
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