Currently defined as a powerful and important person, the term "bigwig" originated in the 17th century, when European nobility wore large wigs to show their high status. This series from the Pikes Peak Library District's 2014 Regional History Symposium, "Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region," presents a look at some of the significant people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region's history and development.
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PPLD’s Pikes Peak Pastcast is an audio podcast of the presentations from the annual Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium events and other related content. The symposia, and affiliated Regional History Series of books and DVDs, chronicle the unique and often undocumented history of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West.