This historic photo shows two servants who lived on Glen Eyrie shortly after General Palmer’s death in 1909.  They are shoveling snow outisde one of the buildings..


Glen Eyrie after General Palmer

Stories of dreamers, schemers, and colorful characters


Colorado Springs mourned when its founder, General William Jackson Palmer, died in 1909. But what happened to Glen Eyrie – his beautiful and beloved home next to Garden of the Gods – before The Navigators purchased the property in 1953?