Painted Ladies in Downtown Colorado Springs

Painted Ladies could refer to “Ladies of the Night” in the Wild West, or it is a reference to Victorian and Edwardian homes that have been painted in three or more colors to accentuate the detail of the workmanship on these beautiful old homes. The term “Painted Lady” was not used to describe homes until the late 1970’s.

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.”