Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site updates operational hours

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Hours of Operation

  • Thursday through Monday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Columbus Day

  • October 10, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Veterans Day

  • November 11, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day

  • November 24, 2022 - Closed

Christmas Day

  • December 25, 2022 - Closed

Park Store Operations

    Plainview School District RE-2 2022 School Supply List

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    • Backpack
    • Blanket & Pillow 
    • Extra change Underwear 
    • 24 pk Crayons
    • 12 pk Colored Pencils 
    • 6 Glue Sticks 
    • 12 pk Washable Markers 
    • 2 Chubby Beginner Pencils 
    • 2 Watercolors
    • Blunt Scissors 
    • 3 bx Kleenex 
    • 2 Clorox Wipes


    • Backpack 
    • 24 count Crayons {Crayola) 
    • 24 #2 pencils (Ticonderoga brand) 
    • 1 Large eraser

    Eastern Kiowa County alumni reunion set for August 6

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    Saturday August 6, 2022 

    The Eastern Kiowa County Alumni reunion WILL be held this year Saturday August 6, 2022, at the Eagles Lodge in Lamar.

    More information please contact: 

    Sharon Scott 

    719-727-4663 home 

    719-691-5042 cell


    Jerene DeBono 

    719-688-0432 cell

    Sand Creek Massacre visitor center closing February 1

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    Starting February 1, the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Visitor and Education Center located at 1301 Maine Street in Eads will be closed due to staff shortage.

    The Sand Creek National Historic Site and visitor contact station will remain open Thursday to Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The occupancy is being limited to one family/group at a time.

    Masks are required for everyone, regardless of location or vaccination status in all National Park sites, buildings, and crowded outdoor spaces.

    Obituary – John David Adamson, Jr.

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    John David Adamson, Jr.

    August 13, 1941 - September 22, 2021

    John David Adamson, Jr. went to be with his wife Ruth and his Lord and Savior Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at the age of 80.

    David, as he was known to those who knew him best, was born in the Chivington post office in Chivington August 13, 1941, to John and LaRue (Arnold) Adamson. This post office and attached store was owned and operated by his maternal grandparents. He was the fourth of eleven children.

    Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site announces service award for Jeff Campbell 

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    Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site would like to congratulate Jeff Campbell on his selection as the awardee for the Intermountain Regional 2020 George and Helen Hartzog Award for Enduring Service. This "lifetime achievement" volunteer award celebrates the contributions of an individual volunteer over many years of service. Each year nearly 300,000 volunteers across the National Park Service (NPS) donate more than 6.5 million hours of service. Through their extraordinary work and dedication, these volunteers make an exceptional contribution to their parks and communities.