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Colorado Springs Historical Downtown Walking Tours - City of Sunshine Tour

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019
From 9am to 10am

Downtown YMCA
207 N. Nevada
Colorado Springs , CO 80903

Contact: AARP Colorado

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Colorado Springs Historical Downtown Walking Tours

In partnership with the YMCA Colorado Springs and Downtown Ventures, get out and about on walking tours, each with a different theme, on three consecutive Saturday mornings. Meet outside the Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada, on the west side of the building; free parking in the Y parking garage  (enter from westbound Bijou Street)  A whisper system will be provided. Wear good walking shoes, and bring your own hat, sunscreen and  water. 

City of Sunshine
Saturday, June 29, 2019
 9 - 10 a.m.

By 1900, over 20,000 health-seekers emigrated to Colorado Springs searching for a cure for tuberculosis. Through the streets of Downtown Colorado Springs, discover the history of our region’s greatest asset-turned-industry – stunning scenery, abundant sunshine and mild climate. Visit the locations of notorious TB treatment centers and explore the economic and social  impact of the “white plague” on The City of Sunshine.

 

Guests are always welcome on these walks, but will need to register individually to sign the waiver.




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