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July 29,1858 – First White Woman to Climb Pikes Peak

ON JULY 29TH, 1858, JULIA ARCHIBALD HOLMES SUMMITED PIKES PEAK AND GAZED OUT ON THE KANSAS PLAINS, HER VIEW HEMMED ONLY BY THE BLUE HAZE OF THE ATMOSPHERE. SHE DESCRIBED THE BEAUTY SHE OBSERVED AS “A WONDROUS SCENE EXTENDING AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN REACH.” Continue reading

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