01/03/2011 10:23 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Crestone Natives Seek To Change Name Of Kit Carson Mountain

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.

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