(Palmer Lake, date and photographer unknown. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 257-6384.)

Handcolored halftone showing boats on large lake with mountains behind. Small pavilion on lake’s edge has three rowboats tied up, while man rows another boat on the lake. “Palmer Lake” is printed in upper left corner of image.

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One Response to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 9/20/10: "Palmer Lake"

  1. anne lennox says:

    Noel,
    I thoroughly enjoyed the first installment of your canoe trip.
    I hope you continue the PPLD historic photo feature.

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