You May Be Surprised To Learn That This Colorado Town Is Famous For This Morbid Reason

If you haven’t noticed, Colorado’s tiniest of towns are usually the first to do the biggest of things. For example, Dinosaur (population: 339) has brilliantly capitalized on its close proximity to Dinosaur National Monument, while the Denver suburb of Lakeside (population: 8) houses its own iconic amusement park. Then, there is this small Colorado town, which is famous for a reason that is slightly darker than the others…

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You can get an even better look at funeral pyres in Crestone by watching this YouTube video from Rodney Volkmar:

You can discover even more unique churches around the Centennial State by reading 10 Stunning Colorado Churches That Will Make Your Heart Sing.