Crested Buttes Historic Walking Tour 2018

Dated: 08/20/2018

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The town of Crested Butte is famous for its exhilarating outdoor activities all year long. For many, Crested Butte is the place to go for skiing and snowboarding during winter and then hiking and biking during the rest of the year.

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But did you know that the town of Crested Butte is rich in culture and history? Besides being known as Colorado's wildflower capital and fondly referred to as 'The Last Great Colorado Ski Town', the place was originally a mining town.
In the 1860s to the 1870s the towns industry’s main source of income was coal and silver mining. Due to this, many towns were formed but unfortunately, the mining of silver began to decline and many towns were dissolved. The town of Crested Butte, fortunately, managed to survive the decline since it was the supply town to the surrounding towns at that time.
For people that want to learn more about Crested Butte away from a computer or a library, the Crested Butte's museum is reaching to the public in innovative ways for everyone not only to learn about the history of this great community but to experience it by walking through town.
Are you one of those people who wants to learn more about the valley? Join Crested Butte's Historic Walking Tour today. Tickets are available for $10 per person and the proceeds will go to the Museum's general operating fund. The tours meeting place is in the museum at 4th and Elk Avenue at 9 am. The event is from August 7 until September 27, 2018, Every Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Schedules are as followed:
August 21, 2018 - 9:00 am
August 23, 2018 - 9:00 am
August 28, 2018 - 9:00 am
August 30, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 4, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 6, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 11, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 13, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 18, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 20, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 25, 2018 - 9:00 am
September 27, 2018 - 9:00 am
Click here to learn and schedule a day for the event.
If you plan to visit Crested Butte soon, we have articles to inform you about the flight and bus schedules coming to and going out of the area.
Flight Schedules in Crested Butte
Bus Transportation from Crested Butte to Gunnison
If I can help you with a real estate purchase or if you are ready to sell, let me buy you a cup of coffee and let's discuss Crested Butte's potential.

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