• Streaming History Series: Ladies of the Mine

  • Fri, 08/14/2020 at 2:00 pm
  • Pikes Peak Library District - Special Collections
    20 N Cascade Ave
    80903 Colorado Springs
Streaming History Series: Ladies of the Mine - Pikes Peak Library District - Special Collections - Colorado Springs

In commemoration of Colorado History, join Regional History and Genealogy staff members as we view selected Rocky Mountain PBS Colorado Experience documentaries. Watch award-winning documentaries and chat about our state's unique history. Participants will learn about our state and community from the comfort of your home. Register for one intriguing topic or the whole series. Registration is required.Ladies of the MineHigh altitude, groceries delivered by mule train, pack rats and spoiled Thanksgiving turkeys are just a few of the challenges faced by ladies living in Colorado's remote mining towns at the end of the 19th Century. Learn the stories of three inspirational women who held their own while surrounded by a harsh landscape and un-lady-like company.