Near Eads in Kiowa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Ever resilient, the Cheyenne and Arapaho nations of today number in the thousands. Many reside in communities in western Oklahoma and on reservation lands near Ethete, Wyoming and Lame Deer, Montana.
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site reminds us not only of the atrocities that occurred here, but those that continue to be inflicted on cultures throughout the world. It is a place to rest torments of the past, but moreover, to inspire us to keep them from happening again.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 38° 32.98′ N, 102° 30.69′ W. Marker is near Eads, Colorado, in Kiowa County. Marker can be reached from County Road W 1.3 miles east of County Road 54. Touch for map. Marker is located in Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site; the above directions are to the intersection of County Road W and the driveway to the park visitor center. Marker is in this post office area: Eads CO 81036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Testimony Pleas for Peace (within shouting distance of this marker); Why? (within shouting distance of this marker); Remains (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Sand Creek Massacre (about 400 feet away); The Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is at the monument and overlook; it is a 0.6 mile walk from the visitor center parking lot to the marker.
Also see . . .
1. Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 11, 2016.)
2. Sand Creek Massacre - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 11, 2016.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 2, 3. submitted on February 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 4. submitted on March 11, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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