The public is invited to join the inhabitants of Bent's Old Fort July 4 to celebrate American Independence during the 2022 Old-Fashioned 4th Celebration.
Fifteen years ago, on April 27, 2007, the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS) was formally dedicated as the 391st unit of the National Park Service.
Following a request by property owners earlier in the month, the Kiowa County Commissioners have asked for a meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy to discuss a 10-mile setback from the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in routing a proposed power transmission line.
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.
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site will be changing entrance fees starting in January 2022.
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.
Tourism of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site generated more that one-quarter million dollars in local economic activity for 2020.
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site seeks volunteers.
(The Center Square) - Colorado Gov. Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. National Park Service this week in support of the agency adding a World War II Japanese internment camp in southeastern Colorado into the federal park system.
Saturday's program will delve into the events of the mid 1800s and describe some of the social, economic, and political factors that contributed to the Sand Creek Massacre.