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'The Pikes Peak Peanut Pusher'

Presented by Manitou Springs Heritage Center at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, Manitou Springs CO

Jul 01 2022
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Dec 31 2022
‘The Pikes Peak Peanut Pusher’ presented by Manitou Springs Heritage Center at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, Manitou Springs CO

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum proudly announces its nutty exhibit, ‘The Pikes Peak Peanut Pusher.’

Oddly, three individuals have managed the nutty task of pushing a peanut up the dangerously steep slopes of Pikes Peak to its omnipresent summit. The first, Bill Williams, had lost a bizarre bet that knew no bounds and subsequently performed the feat on May 20 through June 9, 1929. Perhaps, the most notorious Peanut Pusher was rockabilly music star, Ulysses Baxter, who performed The Peanut Push in a record breaking eight days. In 1963, Mr. Baxter’s fame was forever cemented through extensive

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

Contact: (719) 685-1454

Email: ManitouHeritage@gmail.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 9, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 23, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Manitou Springs Heritage Center

517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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Dates and Times

Fri, Dec 9, 2022

12:00 pm at Manitou Springs Heritage Center

Sat, Dec 10, 2022

12:00 pm at Manitou Springs Heritage Center

Sun, Dec 11, 2022

12:00 pm at Manitou Springs Heritage Center

Tue, Dec 13, 2022

12:00 pm at Manitou Springs Heritage Center

Wed, Dec 14, 2022

12:00 pm at Manitou Springs Heritage Center