Monthly Archives: March 2015
Garden of the Gods is a public park in Colorado Springs. It was private property until 1909 when the land was donated to the city. At 1,367 acres it is four times the size of Central Park and took a lot longer t0 build-300,000,000 years to be exact. Balanced Rock is the most frequently photographed formation … Continue reading
Also while Garden of the Gods was privately owned, Steamboart Rock had an observatory which, of course, charged a fee to enter. Both concessions were removed as were many buildings when the land became a public park. The first photo is dated 1910 and the second is undated.
Cathedral Spires is another frequently photographed formation. The first photo is dated 1885 and the second shows an Easter serivce in the 1930’s.