Sand Creek

Sand Creek Massacre NHS Employee Recognized with Prestigious Award 

PROMO 660 x 440 Miscellaneous - Prairie Sage Brush Sand Creek Kiowa County Colorado - Chris Sorensen

Karl Zimmermann, Operations Manager of Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS), was awarded the Trish Patterson Student Conservation Association Award for Natural Resource Management in a Small Park during a public ceremony, which took place at the Department of the Interior Stewart Lee Udall Main Interior Building, Washington, DC.

20th annual Sand Creek Massacre spiritual healing run/walk set

PROMO 660 x 440 Logo - Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Sign - Jeanne Sorensen

The 20th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run begins at 7:00 a.m. Thursday, November 22, 2018, at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The run/walk is an annual event sponsored by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (Oklahoma) to honor the victims and survivors of the Sand Creek Massacre and for healing of ancestral homelands. This year's event will mark the 154th year since the Sand Creek Massacre.  

Sand Creek Massacre Site Hosting Guided Walk for Memorial Day Weekend

PROMO 660 x 440 Logo - Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Sign - Jeanne Sorensen

Join the staff of Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in commemoration of the Memorial Day Holiday with a free guided walk Saturday, May 26, at 10:00 a.m. The Sand Creek Massacre is a seminal event in American Indian history, a brutal massacre that took 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho lives in a surprise attack by Colorado (US) Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War. Join Park Guide John Launius for this free guided tour, which discusses one of this nation's most profound tragedies.