NEDERLAND, Colo. (CBS4) – More than 25,000 people packed into Nederland for what might be the last Frozen Dead Guy Days. It was the largest crowd ever, even with chilly weather.
The event celebrates Nederland’s most famous resident, a man named Bredo. His body is preserved on dry ice in a shed.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
After 10 years at the helm, Amanda MacDonald told CBS4 she’s calling it quits.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
“It’s a lot to take on, you know, and the risk of it all… all of the financial responsibilities… it’s just a little too much,” MacDonald said.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Frozen Dead Guy Days 2019