([First Capitol] Photographer Unknown, May 1961. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 031-5395.)

Color snapshot of log building with wooden façade being moved in front of the State Capitol. “Erected in 1859 Old Capitol Building.” written on front of building. Note on back reads “The Historical Society of the Pikes Peak Region undertook the project of moving this old Capitol building back to Bancroft Park in west Colo. Springs from Denver. Cowan T&S supplied the truck & no how free. As I recall those in our group were Ray Cross … Carl Mathews, Ray Cowell, Lee Dorr, meby Hugh Burnett, meby more should be in the minutes, and myself Kenny Englert president 3 different times. Photo May of “61″.”

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