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

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado

Plan Your Visit


The Western National Parks Association has opened a bookstore and sales area at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The store offers over 55 titles. Publications cover a wide range of history, culture, and resources related to the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. In addition, there is a varied selection of children's literature and educational items. Follow this link for a list of books and resources available at the site.

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...