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Haunted Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs has long been known as a spiritual hot spot. From the healing waters of the local springs to the town's patron spirit, the benevolent Emma Crawford, whose life and afterlife is celebrated annually at Halloween, Manitou Springs takes pride in its legends and legendary residents. Join haunted tour guide Stephanie Waters as she uncovers the stories behind some ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published August 23rd 2011 by History Press
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Entertaining enough, but lackluster in every other way. There are a number of interesting stories covered by Waters in this book that are fun to read, only if you can get past her factual and grammatical errors. To elaborate on at least one of these factual errors, she notes in one chapter that vampire bats populate the Colorado Midland Railroad Tunnels that run along The Ute Pass. Allegedly, these bats "squeal in unison" at the presence of unwary visitors. If you are curious, vampire bats are n ...more