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Las Animas County

Cokedale Historic District

Added by yongli on 12/11/2017 - 15:27, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:45
Nestled along Reilly Creek about eight miles west of Trinidad in Las Animas County , the Cokedale Historic District represents an excellent example of an early twentieth-century coal camp in the Raton Basin coalfield. In 1906 the American Smelting and Refining Company started construction in the...

El Corazon de Trinidad National Historic District

Added by yongli on 03/15/2016 - 15:22, last changed on 08/21/2018 - 01:07
El Corazon de Trinidad (“the heart of Trinidad”) National Historic District covers a particularly well-preserved portion of downtown Trinidad that includes many blocks of adobe and brick buildings from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Established in 1861 along the Santa Fé Trail...

Las Animas County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 16:20, last changed on 10/23/2018 - 01:07
Las Animas County, the largest county in Colorado, covers 4,775 square miles in the southern end of the state, east of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains . It was originally part of a larger Huerfano County that encompassed all of southeast Colorado. Today, it is bordered by Huerfano County to the...

Ludlow Massacre

Added by yongli on 09/29/2016 - 16:39, last changed on 01/10/2018 - 01:07
The Ludlow Massacre began on the morning of April 20, 1914, when a battle broke out between the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners at their tent colony outside of Ludlow in Las Animas County . Nobody knows who fired the first shot, but the incident is remembered as a massacre because...
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