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Visiting the Sand Creek Massacre site is challenging but worthwhile

 

October 21, 2020

Patricia Logan

An overlook called Monument Hill is a place for visitors to contemplate the events that took place during the Sand Creek Massacre in southeastern Colorado in 1864.

History can be learned from books and films and lectures, but a deeper layer of understanding comes from being in the place where things happened. That belief was what led me to visit Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in southeastern Colorado earlier this month.

I had planned to join dozens of people who signed up to take a bus from Niwot to the site this fall. The trip, organized by...



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