Man on the Iron Horse Downtown Colorado Springs

Because he brought the Denver and Rio Grande Railway to Colorado Springs, General William Jackson Palmer was known as the Man on the Iron Horse. An enormous statue sits in one of the main intersections of Downtown Colorado Springs and is called the Man on the Iron Horse.

McAllister House Museum Downtown Colorado Springs

On the first Friday of each month during 2011, the Colonial Dames are offering free tours of the McAllister House Museum in Downtown Colorado Springs to show their appreciation of 50 years of support from the local community, and this is part of their way of saying “Thank you.”