Allow about three hours for the Cañon City Self-Guided Heritage Tour. This is one of a series of free Self-Guided Heritage tours developed by the Fremont County Heritage Commission and Fremont County Tourism Council, with support of a grant from the Colorado Tourism Office, to encourage heritage tourism in our area. The Fremont County Historical Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization, is a partner in this effort. Questions, comments and suggestions are welcome and may be conveyed to [email protected] or sent to Fremont County Heritage Commission, 615 Macon Ave, Cañon City, Colorado, 81212. These and other tours being developed may be downloaded at www.fremontheritage.com or found in racks at Chambers of Commerce and Museums throughout Fremont County. Additional information beyond the scope of this booklet may also be found at these locations along with other tours and information.
This Self-Guided Tour was researched and compiled by volunteers who include Jennie Bowie, Wayne Davis, Ruth Disher, Margaret Gilland, Barbara Hobson, Doni Lacey, Cindisue Schreck, Margaret Stiles Storm, Lisa M. Studts, and Mildred M. Wintz. Material was placed in final written form by Margaret Stiles Storm and edited by Jim Nelson; illustrations by Mildred Wintz, layout by Larry Hill for the Fremont County Heritage Commission. References from and special thanks to the Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center Research Files and Archive Collection. Special thanks the Cañon City Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee. Photo Credits: Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center in Cañon City.
First published May, 2015