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Long delayed visit to Sand Creek Massacre site finally realized


September 29, 2021

Bruce Warren

Rhonda Tucker, retired Niwot High School social studies teacher, and Tim Wise, former Historic Projects coordinator for the Niwot Business Association, read the signs along the trail at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.

Silence and Respect. Thus reads the first trail sign greeting visitors at the Sand Creek Massacre National HIstoric Site.

Thirty Niwot-area residents, both young and old, traveled to the site on Saturday, Sept. 25, by bus exactly 17 months after the original excursion was derailed by the pandemic. What originally started as two busloads of Niwotians dwindled to a little more than half a bus, d...

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