Sand Creek Massacre Site

Also known as: 5SW28
Near jct. of Cty Rd. 54 and Cty Rd. W, Eads, Colorado

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National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 28, 2001
Reference number
01001055
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Native American; Military; Archeology - Aboriginal
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic functions
Camp; Battle site
Current functions
Agricultural fields; Natural feature; Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Irrigation facility; Monument/marker; Road-related
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1864
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 6
Non-contributing structures: 13
Non-contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing objects: 1

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