The Cheyenne Mountain School Glider, ca. 1931, still from film shot by Cheyenne Mountain School Principal Lloyd Shaw.

We invited local historian and Colorado Springs native Richard Marold to reminisce about his youth spent in the Pikes Peak region.  Learn more about the Great Bunny Slaughter of 1939, the Cheyenne Mountain School Glider, being replaced by a machine and much, much more.

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You can learn a little more about Cheyenne Mountain School in this video shot by Lloyd Shaw from the 1920’s to the 1940’s and narrated by Richard Marold.










You may view the film in its entirety, including footage of the famed Cheyenne Mountain School Glider, by clicking HERE.

Special thanks to Richard Marold and the Pikes Peak Library District for making the above video available.

This segment originally aired as part of our recent Western Skies episode exploring Youth Issues in our region, you can listen to the entire program by clicking HERE.


One Response to Richard Marold Reminisces about his Youth in Colorado Springs

  1. Paul Richardson says:

    Excellent. Good perspective on then versus now, a different world.


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