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Anasazi Heritage Ctr

Anasazi Heritage

(Dolores CO) Anasazi Heritage Center National Monument was just north of Cortez and it serves as the gateway to the nearby Canyons of the Ancients. The canyon holds many ruins, with a few available to the public. These early pueblo natives are now called Ancestral Puebloan peoples. The museum was exceptionally good with displays, artifacts, […]

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Encampment Museum

Grand Encampment

(Encampment WY) A wonderful find was the Grand Encampment Museum, with exhibits of historic artifacts, photographs, and displays. Also, a gift shop, research library, and re-created town square. Events during the summer season included Woodchoppers Jamboree, Cowboy Poet Gathering, Quilters Meet, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and Living History Day. I was there on Living History Day […]

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Fort Robinson

Fort Robinson

(Crawford NE) Fort Robinson was probably best known for the place where Crazy Horse, the great Oglala Sioux war-chief, chose to surrender himself and his 900 warriors. Unfortunately, it was also where he was killed during a scuffle when he was being jailed months later. During 74 years, it served as a frontier fort, a […]

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