• Blankets, hides, and other offerings hang at massacre overlook

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado

Photos & Multimedia

 

Continue to the Photo Gallery:

 
Bentandmagpie
George Bent and Magpie present their wedding attire to the camera in 1867. A survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, Bent married Magpie and continued to translate for peace chiefs and Indian Agents of the Cheyenne. Click the photo for more portraits and landscapes connected to the Sand Creek Massacre.
Courtesy of History Colorado

Did You Know?

Pvt. Aldrich

There were about 675 Colorado troops at Sand Creek. Private Joseph Aldrich of Company F of the 1st Regiment, pictured below, was one of 18 to die. The first soldier to fall at Sand Creek was likely Private George Pierce, Company F, 1st Colorado Regiment. More...