Thursday, June 25, 2009

Some Famous Citizens of Colorado Springs

I found this list yesterday on

Very interesting indeed!

Colorado Springs has been home to a variety of notable citizens and a place of great interest for explorers and photographers. Here is a list of some of our most famous residents and visitors.

Famous People Who Lived In Colorado Springs
Lon Chaney (Actor)
Helen Hunt Jackson (Author)
Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson (Actress)
OneRepublic (Band)
Rich “Goose” Gossage (Baseball Hall of Fame and current resident)
General William Jackson Palmer (Founder)
Nikola Tesla (Scientist)
Alice Bemis Taylor (Art Benefactor)
Julie and Spencer Penrose (City Benefactor)
Marshall Sprague (Author)
Frank Waters (Author)
Charles Craig (Artist)
Harvey Young (Artist)
Winfield Scott Stratton (City Benefactor)
Julia Archibald Holmes (First Woman to Climb Pikes Peak)

William Henry Jackson
W.E. Hook
Harry L. Stanley
Horace Poley
Laura Gilpin
L.C. McClure
W.G. Chamberlain
J. Thurlow

Explorers Who Left Their Mark
Zebulon Pike
John C. Fremont
Stephen Long
Ferdinand V. Hayden
George Ruxton

American Indian Tribes
Jicarilla Apache

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