Park Museum Collection Profile
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

Collection SummaryPark collections focus on the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre event, but span a range of possible dates from the last 17th century well into the present. Most of the collections look at potential objects from circa 1860-1870; these collections include a number of categories, including:

-Firearms and Munitions -Notable: 12-Pounder Mountain Howitzer Fragments -Notable: Iron Arrowheads -Military Equipment -Personal Items -Notable: Tin Cans -Tools -Notable: Iron scrapers -Horse Tack, Harness, and Equipage -Fasteners -Miscellaneous Artifacts -Rare books and documents -Oral Histories

Collection Size 119,675 (Most collections stored at Western Archaeological Center in Tuscon or at Bent's Old Fort. Only rare books present at Eads office.)
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