(“Mineral Springs at Manitou” by Byron H. Gurnsey, ca. 1872. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image 001-240.)

View of mineral spring in Manitou Springs with gazebo in background. A group of well-dressed men, women and one child are gathered around the spring.

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One Response to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day: Mineral Springs

  1. Lenore Fleck says:

    An early explorer, Ruxton I think it was, wrote about seeing a spring used by the Utes before the town was built. I wonder if any of the modern springs represent that original natural spring? Most of today’s springs were drilled.

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