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A select number of items from the Ute Pass Historical Society Gift Shop may be ordered online, using PayPal for payment. Patrons receive 10% off everything in the Gift Shop, including reprint orders from our collection of more than 4,000 historical photos.

UPHS Online Bookshelf

Pikes Peak

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  • 365 Days of Pikes Peak…The Journey

    $25.99

    Stunning photographic series capturing the beauty of Pike’s Peak every single day of the year. Full color oversize soft back with over 160 pages of photographs complete with detailed descriptions. Enjoy the beauty of America’s Mountain, Pike’s Peak, located in Teller County, Colorado as it morphs from spring and summer paradise to fall and winter glory.

  • Discovering Ute Pass Volume I

    $22.00

    The long awaited Discovering Ute Pass, Volume I, which chronicles the development of Lower Ute Pass, beginning with Cascade and traveling westward up the Pass through Chipita Park, Green Mountain Falls and Crystola. The history comes alive through the use of stories, anecdotes and first-hand accounts of the health-seekers and pioneers who first came to the area in the mid-1800s. Hundreds of photos punctuate and personalize the tales of the early days. Discovering Ute Pass: Volume I retails for $22 and UPHS members receive a 10% discount. Watch for information about Volume II, coming soon. It covers the history of Upper Ute Pass, picking up the westward journey at Woodland Park, continuing through Edlowe, Divide, and Midland.

  • Pikes Peak's Shadow (DVD)

    $12.00

    Award-winning DVD explores the early ranching and lumbering days of Teller County, Colorado, through the discovery of gold in Cripple Creek and the railroad era. Produced by Ute Pass Historical Society members Barbara and Larry Black, both former history teachers, and Claude Wiatrowski. Honored by the Library of Congress in the year 2000.

Pioneer Towns of the Ute Pass

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  • Discovering Ute Pass Volume I

    $22.00

    The long awaited Discovering Ute Pass, Volume I, which chronicles the development of Lower Ute Pass, beginning with Cascade and traveling westward up the Pass through Chipita Park, Green Mountain Falls and Crystola. The history comes alive through the use of stories, anecdotes and first-hand accounts of the health-seekers and pioneers who first came to the area in the mid-1800s. Hundreds of photos punctuate and personalize the tales of the early days. Discovering Ute Pass: Volume I retails for $22 and UPHS members receive a 10% discount. Watch for information about Volume II, coming soon. It covers the history of Upper Ute Pass, picking up the westward journey at Woodland Park, continuing through Edlowe, Divide, and Midland.

  • Green Mountain Falls: Stories of the Early Years

    $20.00

    In the words of the people who have always loved this special place, the history of Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, is enhanced with captivating historical images from descendants of original homesteaders.

  • Images of America: Woodland Park, Colorado (Autographed Copy)

    $21.99

    More than 200 selected images from the extensive collection of the Ute Pass Historical Society archives, complete with detailed descriptions. Includes rare images of the Ute Pass Indians, Pikes Peak, settlers, early buildings, trains, and cowboys. The Images of America series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the nation. Author: Larry Black. Copyright 2010. 128 pages, soft cover

Women of the Wild West

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  • A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains

    $8.95

    Women were scarce enough in the West of the late nineteenth century, and a middle-aged English lady traveling alone, by horseback, was a real phenomenon. It was during the autumn and early winter of 1873 that Isabella Bird made this extended tour of the Rocky Mountain area of Colorado and chronicled her travels in this book.

  • Daughters of the West

    $12.95

    Rough and tough--in skirts! Tales of the Wild West’s most intriguing women, including "Mustang Jane," the "Queen of Diamonds," and many more, from cattle queens to schoolmarms. Stories represent the feminine side of the America’s frontier, accompanied by photographic images from the past.

  • High-Spirited Women of the West

    $12.95

    Stories of 10 courageous women who helped shaped history. Tales of women who held conventional roles and those who represented America’s early feminists are told in this book. Descriptive text accompanied by period photographs provide glimpses of these strong women and the people they touched as they blazed new trails for the women of the future.

  • Roses of the West

    $12.95

    Stories of the courage and determination of women in the 1800s who overcame obstacles of ridicule, prejudice, bigotry, and persecution. and helped prepare the way for women of the future. Descriptive text and photographic images detail the lives of special women who were the real Roses of the West.

  • The Lives of Women on the Frontier

    $26.95

    Pioneer Women provides a rare look at frontier lives through the eyes of the pioneer women who settled the American West. These women endured journeying west and making homes and creating communities on the frontier. Their hopes and fears, and their courage in the face of adversity are revealed in excerpts from journals, letters, and oral histories. Illustrated with a collection of seldom-seen photographs.

  • Women Who Charmed the West

    $12.95

    Legendary actresses from the Victorian era of the 1800s through the turn of the century, like Lillian Russell, Sarah Bernhardt, Maude Adams, and Lillie Langtry, come to life in descriptive text and elegant photographs celebrating the ladies of theater’s past.