Las Vegas, New Mexico: Calumet Say Howdy: Red Dawn Wall Mural

"Calumet says Howdy" sign from the 1980s Patrick Swayze commie invasion movie "Red Dawn," set in the fictional town of Calumet, Colorado.
Address:
6th St., Las Vegas, NM
Directions:
On 6th St. just north of Grand St. on the side of an antiques store. Can't miss if you travel up Grand St. north and then take 6th St. to the west.
Admission:
Free.
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Calumet sign from Red Dawn.

Calumet Sign From Movie Red Dawn

The Calumet Sign From Movie Red Dawn is still looking good - stopped and gave my tribute.

[Scott Hanson, 09/25/2010]

Calumet says Howdy.

Calumet Sign From Movie Red Dawn

The original sign from the 1980's movie Red Dawn depicting the fake town of Calumet, Colorado still resides in this town. Much of the town still looks exactly the same as when the movie was filmed. It is a must stop for those who grew up in the '80s and feared those scary Russians! A perfect spot to do your best "Swayze (R.I.P.) - Wolverines!" pose and grab a great picture for the ole' road trip scrap book.

[Mike Larson, 02/11/2010]

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