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 75 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.
Did You Know?
There are a number of eyewitness descriptions of the Sand Creek Massacre. Among them the journal of John Dailey. Dailey fought at Sand Creek with the 3rd Colorado Regiment. On November 29 he wrote, "They [Indians] were peppered with gun ball and grape most effectually, slaying them by the hundred."