General Palmer would spent many days developing his home nestled in the valley near Garden of the Gods. His estate grew into a property that includes a castle, carriage house and beautiful gardens. Today, Glen Eyrie is a reminder of the rich heritage of the Colorado Springs region and the generous legacy of our city’s founder.
The Palmer girls were the daughters of General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs, and thus the perfect hosts for a Western adventure. Dorothy kept a detailed journal of her trip, commenting on her impressions of the Pikes Peak Region.