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Hunting Buffalo at Cheyenne Mountain

September 1, 2010

Hunting Buffalo at Cheyenne Mountain
First Floor Mural
Will Rogers Memorial
Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado
August 2010
Karen Rivera

Built and decorated in the 1930’s, the small chapel in the Singing Tower at the top of Cheyenne Mountain is the resting place of Spencer Penrose and his wife. Rather than name the building after himself, he named it after his friend Will Rogers, who died in a plane crash during its construction.

Reachable only by a long, narrow drive winds miles past the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.  After climbing the steep steps, the views from the tiny, creaking locally-made black iron doors are literally breathtaking.

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  1. December 25, 2010 4:23 pm

    Awesome mural. As a Wild Frontier friend, this stopped me.

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