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Colorado Summer White House on Mount Falcon
The 1911 cornerstone and foundation remain from the "Summer White House" that never was. Hikers and mountain bikers reach the site from Mount Falcon Park.

Journey to Colorado’s ‘Summer White House’ that Never Was

John Brisben Walker dreamed of a “castle in the clouds” or, as the project became known, a “Summer White House.” The entrepreneur in the early 1900s envisioned U.S. presidents vacationing on his scenic mountain property not far from Colorado’s Capitol. But fundraising failed, and the […]
Archaeologist Anna Cordova - Carol Lawerence - The Gazette
Anna Cordova at a piece of glass among scattered artifacts in a drainage area near a city park on Thursday, April 6, 2017."It was defintely a dump-ste for a number of years," she said after finding pieces of glass, terra cotta and metal objects. She dated the objects from anywhere to the early 1800's to 1930's. She will gather the items, identify the time period they are from and they will be stored at the Pioneers Museum. She is the first archaeologist for the City of Colorado Springs. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Colorado Springs Tasks Archaeologist to Uncover Hidden History

BY Seth Boster

June 6, 2017