Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ludlow in Las Animas County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ludlow Tent Colony Site Memorial

The Ludlow Massacre

 
 
Ludlow Tent Colony Site Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 23, 2016
1. Ludlow Tent Colony Site Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
the men, women and children,
who lost their lives
in freedom's cause
at Ludlow, Colorado
April 20, 1914.

 
Erected 1918 by United Mine Workers of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 37° 20.353′ N, 104° 35.035′ W. Marker is in Ludlow, Colorado, in Las Animas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Road 44 and 61.5. Touch for map. Located about 1 mile west of Interstate 25, exit 27. Marker is in this post office area: Trinidad CO 81082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ludlow Massacre (here, next to this marker); Celebration & Sorrow (here, next to this marker); Hastings Mine Explosion (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Ludlow Massacre - Cultural Frontier / Hispano Colorado - El Moro Country (approx. 9.3 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 12 miles away); Christopher Carson (approx. 12 miles away); Welcome to Colorado - Trinidad Country / Trinidad - Army of the West
Ludlow Tent Colony Site Memorial (rear view) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 23, 2016
2. Ludlow Tent Colony Site Memorial (rear view)
(approx. 12.4 miles away); World War II Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ludlow.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Ludlow Massacre. (Submitted on December 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. The ruins of Ludlow Tent Colony. (Submitted on December 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. DisastersIndustry & CommerceLabor UnionsLandmarks
 
Door to cellar where 2 women and 11 children died. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 23, 2016
3. Door to cellar where 2 women and 11 children died.
Plaques on monument and UMWA sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 23, 2016
4. Plaques on monument and UMWA sign.
Description of massacre, Victims of Massacre, UMWA local district, National Historic Landmark designation
Ludlow Memorial entrance area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 23, 2016
5. Ludlow Memorial entrance area.
Monument is behind tree. Also many other markers near monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 119 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Paid Advertisement