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How To Win The Emma Crawford Coffin Races

Manitou Springs hosts an annual morbid match inspired by a girl whose casket washed down Red Mountain in 1929 after years of erosion. The eponymous Emma Crawford Coffin Races...

8 Great Ways to Celebrate Fall in Colorado Springs

Now that it’s finally fall, and the weather is beginning to cooperate, we can start thinking about flannels, jeans and pumpkin spice lattes — and all the seasonal fun...

RIP: Rest in Peace Emma Crawford

In 1889, 26-year-old Emma Crawford moved from Massachusetts to the mountain shadows of Manitou. She sought Colorado’s clear air and dry climate for relief of tuberculosis. For two years...