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History Talk – “Some Hidden History of Cripple Creek” with Rick Sauers

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come and learn more about the exciting history of the Gold Camp District with thrilling stories from Rick Sauers.  For more information please contact the Cripple Creek Heritage Center, 719-689-3315.

A native of Lewisburg, Richard A. Sauers received his B.A. in history from Susquehanna University, and both his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from The Pennsylvania State University.  Sauers is the author of more than two dozen books, including the highly-acclaimed two-volume Advance the Colors! Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags (1987-1991), A Succession of Honorable Victories: The Burnside Expedition in North Carolina (1996), Meade: Victor of Gettysburg (2004), America’s Battlegrounds (2005), and The Fishing Creek Confederacy: A Story of Civil War Draft Resistance (2013). Sauers has been in the public history arena since 1984, currently serving as the curator of the Western Museum of Mining and Industry in Colorado Springs. Sauers has been a speaker at many historical organizations and conferences, and was honored to be a part of the 1996 conference that developed a conservation plan for the Star-Spangled Banner.


June 15
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Cripple Creek Heritage Center
9263 S. CO-67
Cripple Creek, 80813
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