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Mystery of CSU History Tours

May 12, 2014

Come tour the historic 'spirit' of the CSU campus and learn the history behind the buildings, famous landmarks, their stories, and about the University's significance in the Fort Collins community.

Some of the remains of Old Main, burned down in 1970, are still located on campus.
Saturday, May 10
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

RamTrax will be offering their popular Mystery of CSU History tours on Saturday, May 10, during the MAX Grand Opening. The tours are open to the public.

More about the tours on May 10.

You must register for the tour ahead of time by emailing your name and number of people in your group to

Note: The 11:30 a.m. tour is now full.

Thursday, May 22
5-6:30 p.m.
Student Services Building

RamTrax is hosting another Mystery of CSU History tour on May 22 during the early evening hours. The tour is open to the public. 

Space is limited and on a first-come first-served basis. Please RSVP to You'll get a confirmation email with parking directions and information about where to meet.

Uncovering a fascinating history

Find out:

  • which buildings may be haunted,
  • hear the stories students, faculty and staff have passed down for decades, and
  • get the inside scoop on truths, myths and legends.

Old Main, superstitions of the Oval

Learn some of the theories of why CSU’s oldest building burned down in 1970 and where the remains have been placed.

Discover the meaning and superstitions of the "Oval" and hear some of the stories about the oldest places on campus.

Contact: Ram Trax
Phone: (970) 491-6621