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Downtown Walking Tours: Law & Disorder

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Presented by Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs at Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs CO

Feb 03 2018
Downtown Walking Tours: Law & Disorder presented by Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs at Downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs CO

Law & Disorder explores how Colorado Springs officials fought to remain a “dry town” in “wet times;” the captivating story of how local law enforcement, concerned citizens and the Gazette newspaper worked to run the KKK out of town in the 1920s; and an infamous gun battle with train robbers in the streets of Downtown.

Hour-long guided tours introduce the historic landmarks, contemporary artwork, and cultural highlights of Downtown. Tours are held the first Saturday of each month, and depart at 10 a.m. from the Wild Goose Meeting House (401 N. Tejon St).

This month’s topic: Facilitated by staffers of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Law & Disorder explores how Colorado Springs officials fought to remain a “dry town” in “wet times;” the captivating story of how local law enforcement, concerned citizens and the Gazette newspaper worked to run the KKK out of town in the 1920s; and an infamous gun battle with train robbers in the streets of Downtown.

Participants are encouraged to arrive at 9:30 a.m. to enjoy a free coffee beverage of their choice (included in ticket price). Tours begins promptly at 10 a.m.

ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are $10 or free for 17 and under. Pre-registration recommended; purchase online or call for assistance.

Contact: (719) 886-0088

Email: claire@downtowncs.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Participants are encouraged to arrive at 9:30 a.m. to enjoy a free coffee beverage of their choice (included in ticket price).  Tours begins promptly at 10 a.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Downtown Colorado Springs

1 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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