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America the Beautiful

 
 
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By Charles T. Harrell, July 1, 2011
1. America the Beautiful Marker
Inscription. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the inspiration of “America the Beautiful” by Katharine Lee Bates, 1859-1929. Following her visit to this Summit on July 22, 1893. Dedicated July 4, 1993 by Hank Brown, United States Senator. Lon Young, Colorado Springs Vice-Mayor; City Council Members Mary Lou Makepeace, Randall W.B. Purvis, Lisa Are, David S. White, Cheryl Gillespie, Larry Small, and John Hazelhurst. A Gift to Pike National Forest and Colorado Springs from Costas Rombocos for his Love of this Country and of Pike’s Peak. Sculpted and cast by Matthews International Cor., Copyright 1993.
 
Erected 1993 by Costas Rombocos.
 
Location. 38° 50.413′ N, 105° 2.491′ W. Marker is in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from Pike's Peak Toll Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the overlook at the terminis of the Pike's Peak Toll Road. Marker is in this post office area: Cascade CO 80809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Continental Divide (within shouting distance of this marker); Zebulon Montgomery Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Pike's Peak (within
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By Charles T. Harrell, July 1, 2011
2. America the Beautiful Marker
shouting distance of this marker); A Look From The Top (approx. 0.7 miles away); Race to the Clouds (approx. 3 miles away); From Carriages to Corvettes (approx. 3 miles away); Amazing Pikes Peak Feats (approx. 3 miles away); Don’t kill them with kindness (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado Springs.
 
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America the Beautiful Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, July 1, 2011
3. America the Beautiful Marker
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By Charles T. Harrell, July 1, 2011
4. America the Beautiful Marker
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By Charles T. Harrell, July 1, 2011
5. America the Beautiful Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 763 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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