DENVER

Crestone Natives Seek To Change Name Of Kit Carson Mountain

Jan 03, 2011 | Updated May 25, 2011

CRESTONE -- If locals get their way, the mountain that covers the town in shadow every morning soon may be known officially as Mount Crestone.

The town's Board of Trustees and a local newspaper reporter have petitioned the U.S. Board on Geographic Names to change the name of Kit Carson Mountain. They say it would correct a century-old mistake and reflect what locals have always called it.

Read more on The Pueblo Chieftain

More:

Kit Carson