Old Colorado City


Colorado Avenue, Circa 1910   
                                                                 OCCHS Photo Archives

Established in 1859 and designated the first capitol of the Colorado Territory in 1861, Old Colorado City is the oldest
established city in the Pikes Peak Region. It was annexed to Colorado Springs in 1917 and restored as Colorado Springs’
only historic district in 1977.   

                          Old Colorado City History Center

                                                   Old Town Tours!         NEW!

Old Colorado City- Old Town Tours - Stroll along historic streets of Old Colorado City with Beauregard C. Calhoun III,
“The Undertaker” and long time Purveyor for The Attic. While on this wild 90 minute tour you will experience 150 years of true
Wild West history. Learn of the hidden Underground Tunnels, search for the neighborhood Ghosts, stand where 21 Saloons
once stood. You may even enter the infamous Red Light District where the Ladies of the Evening once waved to their
gentlemen callers passing on the gold trains … oh, and of course, take notice of the tales of Pikes Peak Gold and how it all
began in Historic Old Colorado City.- Tours Begin Friday, June 2, 2007 - Reservations will be accepted beginning Monday,
May 21st at 11:00AM and during Territory Days 2007--
.info@theatticcs.com  --  (719) 302-2962 - Charlie.       


9th Annual Cemetery Crawl!

Held annually in August- Call for exact times and dates.

......On Sunday August 13th, 2006,  the Old Colorado City Historical Society's 9th Annual Cemetery Crawl will take place at
Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St., from 10:00 to 3:00.  

Step back into time - the late 1800’s and early 1900’s - as actors dressed in period costumes portray a variety of Old
Colorado City citizens who lived, spent time or found their final resting place in this town.

Enjoy a walking tour and hear the stories of a pioneer doctor, a business man, a madam, a renaissance man, a Civil War
sergeant and many more.  Adults $7.00 or $5.00 if purchased in advance at the History Center.  Children 12 and under

Info about all activities and tickets for the Cemetery Crawl can be obtained at the Historical Society, 1. S. 24th Street or call

Contact for times, dates and information:

Old Colorado City Historical Society
One South 24th Street
Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 636-1225



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