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Packy the Packrat Exhibit – July 1st Friday Artwalk
July 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm–8:00 pm
July 5••• Friday Artwalk••• 5:30-8pm. “Packy the Packrat”. The Manitou Springs Heritage Center experiences a little fun with Packy the Packrat, an exhibit presented by long-time Manitou native, Doug Edmundson . Maud M. Keithley won several National League of American Penwomen awards for her series of children’s books about Packy the Packrat. The best-known book written by Mrs. Keithley, “Packy Climbs Pikes Peak”, was published in 1941 and is considered in some reading circles as a classic for children. It is the story of a pack rat’s trip from the Garden of the Gods to the summit of Pikes Peak.
Support the Manitou Springs Heritage Center 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs. Visit our free museum. For more information, call 719-685-1454, E-mail: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com or visit our website, http://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org/