HIS 241 History of the Pikes Peak Region

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: ENG 090

Interprets the history of the southern Front Range area, centering on Colorado Springs and the surrounding communities, including the environmental and Native American background; the Spanish, Mexican, and Yankee exploration; Palmer and other developers; and the area’s role as a Mecca for miners, tourists, health seekers, athletes, military installations, and religious groups.