Minnehaha, Colorado

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Minnehaha, Colorado
Minnehaha, Colorado is located in Colorado
Minnehaha, Colorado
Minnehaha, Colorado is located in the United States
Minnehaha, Colorado
Coordinates: 38°50′58″N 104°57′34″W / 38.84944°N 104.95944°W / 38.84944; -104.95944Coordinates: 38°50′58″N 104°57′34″W / 38.84944°N 104.95944°W / 38.84944; -104.95944
CountryUnited States
StateColorado
CountyEl Paso

Minnehaha is an unincorporated community in El Paso County, Colorado,[1][2][3] and a siding of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway. It is named for a character in The Song of Hiawatha.

History[edit]

It was once a community of rustic summer homes, and the home of the Pikes Peak Alpine Laboratory, a botanical research station founded by Frederic and Edith Clements.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnehaha Populated Place Profile". HTL, Inc. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Minnehaha, United States". Information Technology Associates. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". United States Board on Geographic Names. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  4. ^ Wiatrowski, Claude (2002). Railroads of Colorado : your guide to Colorado's historic trains and railway sites. Voyageur Press. ISBN 9780896585911.