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Colorado Springs Celebrates Its 150th Birthday With A New Exhibit At The Pioneers Museum

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Garden of the Gods is one place that illustrates the evolution of Colorado Springs.

A letter that predicted the founding of Colorado Springs was written a full two years before the Springs came into existence. It’s just one of the stories we’ll hear today as Colorado’s second-largest city celebrates its sesquicentennial. (That means it’s turning 150 this year.) Matt Mayberry directs the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, which is celebrating the anniversary by displaying everything from letters to clothing to pieces of technology.