The 16th Annual Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium: Poets, Professors, and Provocateurs of the Pikes Peak Region
** PLEASE MAKE A SEPARATE RESERVATION FOR EACH ATTENDEE **
Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. Doors Open at East Library
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Ideas Made Manifest – Selling Colorado Springs
Steve Ruskin – Tribe & Jefferay’s Bookstore: Colorado Springs’ Original Purveyor of Poetry, Scholarship, and Provocative Ideas
Jane Bardal – Mrs. Captain Jack, Mining Queen of the Rockies: Ellen E. Jack, miner and author
Eric Metzger – Harry McAllister’s Pikes Peaker: A young journalist chronicles life in the bourgeoning Colorado Spring community.
Barry Binder – Thomas MacLaren, Walter Farquhar Douglas, and Thompson Duncan Hetherington: The Continuity and Evolution of Arts & Crafts Architecture in Colorado Springs
10:45 – 11 a.m.
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Visions, Stories, & Yarns
John Nizalowski – From the Mountain’s Roots: Frank Waters and Colorado Springs
Rick Sturdevant – Intersections: Robert Heinlein and the Pikes Peak Region
Chris Nicholl – "Time Travel Is My Business": Lillian de la Torre Bueno McCue (1902 – 1993)
Kathy Sturdevant – Provocateur Marshall Sprague: “Supreme teller of fascinating tales about people and events in Colorado Springs history.”
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Light Complimentary Lunch
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Provocateurs & Prodigious Provenance
Matt Mayberry –"That They May Know the Story of their Town": Manly and Eleanor Ormes, The Book of Colorado Springs
Susan Leighnor – Botany Bay in the Shadow of Pikes Peak: Botanist Ruth Ashton Nelson
Caleb Hall – A Recipe for Family History: The Bandhauer Family Cookbook
J Richards – Ellen T. Brinley: Social Worker and Philanthropist, Providing Nearly 100 Years of Community Service to Colorado Springs
3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Reception & Special Presentation
Schedule and speakers subject to change.