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

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado

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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?

Colonel John M. Chivington

John Chivington (1/27/1821-10/4/1894) commanded the Colorado Volunteers at Sand Creek. Having led Union forces to victory at Glorieta Pass in 1862, the controversial commander denied any culpability for the Massacre for his whole life. His namesake, the southeastern Colorado town of Chivington, was founded in 1887. More...