Hear thrilling tales of adventure from pioneers facing perilous encounters and daring escapes. Abner Sprague recounts the 1896 camping trip that left his party lost in a blizzard above timberline. The Earl of Dunraven comes face-to-face with a mountain lion. Joe Mills describes a midnight rescue on wind-whipped 14,255-ft. Longs Peak. A snow-blinded Enos Mills makes a dangerous descent from the Continental Divide. These and other amazing stories will be told in-character during this performance by Kurtis Kelly. This program will be posted on our YouTube page at 6:30pm on Tuesday, July 14.
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For over two decades, Kurtis Kelly’s first-person portrayals of history legends have thrilled and educated audiences of all ages. Through the magic of live storytelling, his one-man shows awaken the past, drawing upon thoughtfully-crafted and factually-accurate story arcs. His many clients include Rocky Mountain National Park, the National Council of Geography Educators, the Salvation Army USA, as well as museums, libraries, senior centers, and historical societies throughout Colorado.