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Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Garden of the Gods

 
 
The Garden of the Gods Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 6, 2019
1. The Garden of the Gods Marker
Inscription.  
Given to
the City of Colorado Springs
in 1909
by the children
of
Charles Elliott Perkins

In fulfilment of his wish
that it be kept forever
free to the public

 
Erected by the City of Colorado Springs.
 
Location. 38° 52.71′ N, 104° 52.828′ W. Marker is in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from Garden Drive, on the right when traveling west. Part of the Inner Loop Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colorado Springs CO 80904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Priceless Gift (within shouting distance of this marker); Time Frozen In Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Priceless Gift (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Garden of the Gods Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garden of the Gods Park (approx. half a mile away); Bloomer Girl; A Colorado Trailblazer (approx.
The Garden of the Gods Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 6, 2019
2. The Garden of the Gods Marker
half a mile away); Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site (approx. half a mile away); Indian Trail (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Garden of the Gods. (Submitted on June 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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The Garden of the Gods Marker on North Gateway Rock (on left above walkers). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 6, 2019
3. The Garden of the Gods Marker on North Gateway Rock (on left above walkers).
View from the Mesa Overlook. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 6, 2019
4. View from the Mesa Overlook.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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