Salida Wild West History Tour

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clock1 hour 30 minutes


    Relive bloody shootouts, the bawdy red light district, and fires that leveled the town. Engaging storytelling you won't soon forget.

    Be entranced by fascinating tales of Salida's remarkable history. Visitors and residents alike are amazed to learn the many hidden secrets of Colorado's largest National Historic District.

    A portion of what you'll experience:

    ~ Learn why it's Sah-LIE-Dah, not Sah-LEE-Dah
    ~ Salida was originally named South Arkansas--what changed-
    ~ Hear the touching story of Salida's most beloved dog
    ~ See the location of the fire of 1888 that destroyed the town
    ~ Uncover a locals-only joke hiding in plain sight
    ~ Discover facts of the red light district & the colorful madams
    ~ Learn how electricity arrived in 1887
    ~ Salida--one of the most modern towns in the west-
    ~ Relive the deadliest shootout in Salida history
    ~ Visit historic Salida Opera House--one of the finest anywhere
    ~ Our most famous marshal was gunned down in 1883

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