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  • Hackberry Springs Rock Art

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    Hackberry Springs has been used and occupied by humans for thousands of years. Rock art adorning the site bears a resemblance to similar to Navajo petroglyphs found in the Gobernador Canyon area in northern New Mexico. 
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Jerome A. Greene, Washita: The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867–1869 (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004).

Judith Ann Halasi, Dave Stuart, and Bruce Rippeteau, “Colorado Millennial Site,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory–Nomination Form (May 25, 1979).

Bruce Estes Rippeteau, “A Colorado Book of the Dead: The Prehistoric Era,” Colorado Magazine 55, no .4 (1978).

Additional Information: 

John H. Monnett, The Battle of Beecher Island and the Indian War of 1867–1869 (Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1992).

Laura L. Scheiber and Bonnie J. Clark, eds., Archaeological Landscapes on the High Plains (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2008).

W. Raymond Wood, ed., Archaeology on the Great Plains (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998).