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Grant to help document Bent’s New Fort, Sand Creek

The Southeast Colorado Regional Heritage Task Force has received a grant to help document the role of Bent’s New Fort in the Sand Creek Massacre. Bent’s New Fort was built in 1853 after the abandonment nearby of Bent’s Old Fort, which was a 19th-century trading post on the Santa Fe Trail. It became the staging… Continue Reading Grant to help document Bent’s New Fort, Sand Creek