By Jim Sawatzki (Emmy Nominee)
Subject: Monument, Palmer Lake, and Divide area pioneer history
A three part DVD including the complete histories of Monument and Palmer Lake, Colorado and pioneer ranch families. “Milestones” tells the colorful tale of the growth of the Town of Monument from a small pioneer settlement into a bustling and thriving Front Range community. “The Village on the Divide” relates the story of The Town of Palmer Lake from when this area hosted roving tribes of Native Americans, railroad builders, Chautauqua visitors and summer tourists. Interviews include Malcolm “Scott” Carpenter one of our original Mercury Astronauts. “Divide Country” is a history of pioneers and open spaces along the Front Range of Colorado. Glimpse life from prehistoric times through the 19th-century. Meet familes whose descendants homsteaded the land in the 1860’s and much more.
90 Minutes total running time, Produced by Palmer Divide Productions.