Pearl Lake State Park
Updated September 16, 2009
Hahn's Peak, Colorado - 2001
Something happened on this mountain -
violent and prehistoric.

It was volcanic, says the fountain
of crystal under my hammer, and epic

In spans of earth time and moulten masses
cooling among the stars.  What remains

is me saying, "nothing passes
entirely. Crystals and old refrains

are shaped like mountain peaks and free
from time.  Nothing passes entirely."

Joanna Stevenson Sampson, July 9, 1964
and published in Historic Hahn's Peak,
Stevernson, (1976).
The photos on this page are courtesy of Joan Miller, who is a
descendent of Hahn's Peak pioneer, Charles Edward
Blackburn.   Thanks for the great photos, Joan!