Photographer's Note

It was August of 1859 when two surveyors started out from Denver City to begin a townsite, soon to be called Colorado City. While exploring nearby locations, they came upon a beautiful area of sandstone formations. M. S. Beach, who related this incident, suggested that it would be a "capital place for a beer garden" when the country grew up. His companion, Rufus Cable, a "young and poetic man", exclaimed, "Beer Garden! Why it is a fit place for the Gods to assemble. We will call it the Garden of the Gods." It has been so called ever since.
Read more at :

N.B. : This is a scanned photo

Nobody trouve(nt) cette note utile

Photo Information
Viewed: 2677
Points: 4
  • None
Additional Photos by Aymeric Laudrin (Aymeric) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 86 W: 22 N: 57] (553)
View More Pictures