Summer Tour #1 – Redstone Castle: SOLD OUT!

Redstone Castle 101 Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO

TOUR UPDATE: THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL AND SIGN UP SHEETS ARE INACTIVE. THIS INCLUDES THE WAITLIST AS WELL. Check in at 6:00 p.m and tours begin at 6:30pm First Congregational Church at 101 Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs (just up the hill from the former Stagecoach Inn at the traffic light.)  Please wear closed-toe shoes. […]

Summer Tour #2: Colorado Springs City Auditorium

Coloado Springs City Auditorium 221 East Kiowa Street, Colorado Springs, CO

This tour gives us an up close and personal exploration of the Auditorium’s historic features which include the signature cartouche bearing the inscription “USUI CIVIUM DECORI URBIS” which translates to “For the Use of the People and the Glory of the City”. We’ll tour the two 1935 WPA era murals in the entry by Archie […]

Summer Tour #3: Fairview Cemetery

Fairview Cemetary 1000 South 26th Street, Colorado Springs, CO

Check in at 5:30 pm. Tours start when the first twenty (20) are checked in. The tour is approximately two hours. There is a $10.00 cost for this tour. Cash or checks made payable to the Old Colorado City Historical Society are accepted. Established in 1894, Fairview Cemetery is owned by the city of Colorado […]

Summer Tour #4: The Union Printers Home: SOLD OUT!

The Union Printers Home 101 South Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO

TOUR UPDATE: THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL. SIGN UP SHEET AND WAIT LIST ARE INACTIVE. Please join the history team at the Union Printers Home for a special tour of the incredible UPH property, which is normally closed to the public, on August 4th, at 6:00pm. A guided tour of the main building (the "Castle […]

Tour #5: Miramont Castle in Manitou Springs

Miramount Castle 9 Capitol Hill Ave, manitou springs, CO

Sign in at 6:00 pm. There is a $10 cost which benefits the continued restoration and development of the Miramont Castle Museum.  Cash or checks made payable to the Manitou Springs Historical Society. We invite you to join us and experience life as it would have been in the Victorian Era. You will learn more […]

Tour #6: US Air Force Academy Planetarium

US Air Force Academy Planetarium 2346 Academy Drive, CO

The US Air Force Academy Planetarium was built in 1959, making it one of the oldest buildings on the campus.  After decades of continuous use, GPS and other computing technology rendered the building obsolete and it was closed in 2004.  The facility was reopened in 2019 after a major renovation brought it into the 21st […]

Tour #7: First Lutheran Church/Jewett Mansion-Giddings estate

Jewett Mansion 1515 North Cascade, Colorado Springs, CO

This tour will begin with a presentation covering the earliest history of the property beginning with the Jewett Family, who conceived of, built and enjoyed living in their spectacular mansion, one of the most stunning properties on North Cascade Avenue.  Our beautiful Patty Jewett Golf Course is named after the former owner of the church […]