Jennie and Dianne discuss the founding of the oldest cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Evergreen Cemetery as well as Colorado Springs will be celebrating their 150th anniversary in 2021! It is a cemetery that is near and dear to Dianne's heart as she has spent the past 20 years volunteering there to help keep it maintained and preserve its history. They will talk about some of the notable people buried there and how you the listener can help to support this ordinary, extraordinary cemetery.
To purchase your 2021 Evergreen Cemetery calendar, simply click here: http://evergreencemeterysociety.org/
Resources for this episode include:
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Visit Colorado Springs. 2020. History & Heritage. [online] Available at: <https://www.visitcos.com/things-to-do/history-and-heritage/> [Accessed 3 December 2020].
Colorado Springs. 2020. A Brief History Of Colorado Springs. [online] Available at: <https://coloradosprings.gov/cos-150/page/brief-history-colorado-springs> [Accessed 3 December 2020].
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