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Queen of Glen Eyrie Book

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The story of Mary Mellen Palmer, known to her friends and family as “Queen.” A look into the life of a city socialite turned founder’s bride. She was the love of Palmer’s life and the mother of his three daughters. Full of historical sources and painting a picture of life in early Colorado Springs, Celeste Black's book is a must read!


  • The Meeting
  • The Courtship
  • The Marriage
  • England
  • Memories
  • Afterward: Glen Eyrie Since 1894


From the Back Cover:

Nicknamed Queen at a young age, Mary Lincoln Mellen met General William Palmer when she was nineteen years old. He would later write that it was love at first sight.

Rumors abound about the nature of Queen’s relationship with her husband and the reason she left Glen Eyrie. Carefully researched and documented, Queen of Glen Eyrie recaptures the life and personality of the castle’s First Lady. Share her letters and pictures and see how a rugged Colorado frontier town-and its founder-was changed by the spirit of a queen.


Product measures 8.5 x 5.5 inches.

Pages: 144


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