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Sand Creek Massacre Site

The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site is located about 9 miles north of Chivington, Colorado.  A walking trail with some interpretive waysides leads to the Monument Hill area and viewing overlook above Sand Creek. Ranger led interpretive programs are scheduled daily. The site of the massacre is much the same as it would have looked in 1864.

Sand Creek Massacre Site: What's Nearby

Chivington, CO
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Glorieta Pass Battlefield
Pecos, NM
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Glorieta Battlefield
Pecos, NM
Civil War  |  Museum
U.S. Cavalry Museum
Fort Riley, KS
Civil War  |  Museum
Oklahoma History Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Civil War  |  Museum
Territorial Capital Museum
Lecompton, KS
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Stanton
Fort Stanton, NM
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Craig National Historic Site
Socorro, NM
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site
Pleasanton, KS
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Mine Creek Battlefield
Pleasanton, KS
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Cabin Creek Battlefield
Vinita, OK

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 640 acres at Sand Creek Massacre Site.

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Related Battles

Chivington, CO | November 29, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
239
Union
76
Confed.
163