Design our Logo Contest!
Are you artistic? Imaginative? Creative? We invite you to design a logo that embodies the best of Teller County’s cultural and natural heritage. The winning logo will become the official symbol of the Heritage Tourism initiative under the auspices of T.H.E. Coalition. Any medium may be used, so let your imagination flow!
Entries are due by January 31, 2013. Download entry form and rules here:
Design Heritage Tourism Logo
GOOD NEWS!! The Colorado State Historical Fund recently announced that our grant request to stabilize the foundation of the 107-year old Midland Depot in Divide, CO was approved – $106,574 with 100% local matching funds confirmed. This grant will fund a 2-year project that is the beginning of a three-phased master plan to stabilize the foundation, acquire the property and preserve the depot for use as an interpretive park and visitors’ center in Divide.
T.H.E. Coalition is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to encourage community cooperation and collaboration in the preservation and protection of the natural environment, historic landmarks and cultural heritage in and around Teller County, Colorado. Our members include nonprofit organizations, government agencies, area businesses and concerned citizens, all working together in support of common goals.
Teller County is located in the center of Colorado, 20 miles west of Colorado Springs. Its mountainous terrain ranges in elevation from 8,000 to 14,000 feet and includes the western slope of Pikes Peak. Highway 24, the major east-west thoroughfare was once a Ute Indian Trail, becoming a wagon road during the gold rush of the 1890s and then a railroad bed for the Colorado Midland Railroad in 1887. Today Teller County faces the very real challenges brought about by rapid grown and demands on limited water, financial and infrastructure resources. For this reason, T.H.E. Coalition is committed to … preservation of the historic, cultural, environmental, recreational and scenic resources in and around Teller County, and to broadening public understanding regarding the significance of those resources.
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Colorado Scenic Byways: Taking the Road Less Traveled and support T.H.E. Coalition. The award winning two volume set is specially offered by T.H.E. Coalition at the discounted price of $65.
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