- Michael L. Olsen- emcee
- Welcome by Tim Blevins and Bill Thomas
- Michael L. Olsen--"Me encontre con seis americanos” - The Spanish Military Expedition that Changed the History of the Southwest
- Susan Fletcher—How the Civil War Built Colorado Springs
The 2015 Regional History Symposium, “Military Matters: Defense, Development, & Dissent in the Pikes Peak Region,” provided a diverse view of military activity in the area. Listeners will learn about the development, defense, and dissent of the region’s military history. From the Spanish expedition of the early 18th century to the quest for extraterrestrial dominance in the space race of the 20th century, the military matters of the Pikes Peak region played a key, and often overlooked, role in the development of the region as a military community.
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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.