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Sand Creek Massacre Site

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Evans resigned from his position as Colorado governor in the wake of the Sand Creek Massacre of November 1864, in which Colorado volunteer soldiers killed more than 150 Southern Cheyenne and Southern Arapahoe people camping near Sand Creek in eastern Colorado. Recent historical inquiries have determined that Evans bears some responsibility for the massacre.

Location: 
Eads, CO
Place: 
Kiowa County
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Date: 
1985

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