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Welcome to Glenwood Springs. This town has home rule. The campus of Colorado Mountain College is here. This town boasts the Glenwood Caverns. Glenwood Springs was originally known as Defiance and was established in 1883. It was a camp of tents and saloons. It was populated with gamblers and gunslingers. This town was a stop on a railroad pathway. The grave of Doc Holliday is here.
Experiencing more of the darker side of the old west can be a part of a trip to now Glenwood Springs. The stories of the old west that included the gamblers and gunslingers are those that can be understood here. Museums of the west that include these stories may be interesting to walk through. These stories from a town such as this are a part of the movies that can be viewed today. Seeing a town that once had a dark past may be interesting to some. Certainly, movie buffs may find this town a curiosity.