Bancroft Park - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rmikelyons
N 38° 50.785 W 104° 51.674
13S E 512042 N 4299742
Quick Description: Located in Old Colorado City.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 12/11/2008 8:10:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM5BB2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 13

Long Description:
Bancroft Park is part of the property that used to house Bancroft School (which no longer exists). The school, and thus park, was named after Hubert Howe Bancroft, an American historian and ethnologist. More can be learned about Hubert Howe Bancroft at his wikipedia article: (visit link)

The park is located in Historic Old Colorado City, along Colorado Avenue and 24th Street. The park encompasses 1.2 acres.

There is no playground available, but there are a few walking paths, picnic tables, and restrooms.
Name: Bancroft Park

Street Location: 2408 W. Colorado Ave.

Local Municipality: Colorado Springs

State/Province, etc.: Colorado

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Hubert Howe Bancroft

Picnic Facilities: Bandshell, large paved area, restrooms, benches, a few tables. Electrical outlets available for use upon request.

Recreational Facilities:
Bandshell, picnic tables, public restrooms, historic plaques and monuments


Special Events: Frontier Days

Traditional Geocaches:
None within park itself. Nearest two are:
C7-H8-N4-O2, GC1A6DV
Ze Wait for Peekin Robot COS 04, GC19ABN


Date Established: Not listed

Monuments/Statues: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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