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Spooktacular October: Manitou Springs "Ghost Stories" Walking Tours

 

 

  

(Photo Courtesy of ManitouSpringsHeritageCenter.com)

 

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center is hosting it's 21st annual "Ghost Stories of Old Manitou" walking tours October 24th. Kick off Halloween a week early with a haunted guided tour in historic Manitou Springs. Featuring spooky stories about real residents from long ago, the Heritage Center describes the evening as, "the ghosts come back to visit on this one night, and this year’s tour features a host of new ghosts."

Tours depart from The Heritage Center every 15 minutes, starting at 5:30pm with the last at 9:00pm, and last about 45 minutes. Tickets can be purchased online here and are $12 per person, $10 for center members, and kids 8 and under are free. All proceeds go to benefit the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, and tours sell out quickly so get yours soon!

For more information about the event or the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, follow the links above.

Kelly Young Realtor

About the Author: Kelly Conner Young, GRI

Kelly is an Associate Broker with The Platinum Group Realtors.  She has over 15 years experience in Real Estate in the Colorado Springs and Front Range region of Colorado. She represents buyers and sellers of real estate buying homes, land for sale and mountain property getaways.   Specific areas include:  Black Forest, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Divide, Falcon, Downtown, Manitou Springs, Monument, Old Colorado City, Westside, Woodmen Hills and Woodland Park. You can reach her at 719-226-0126 or by clicking "email the author" above.

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