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History Trail Connects Southeast Colorado to Southwest Development

History Trail Connects Southeast Colorado to Southwest Development

After the Mexican-American War ended in 1848 the US Army found it necessary to create and supply a series of forts in the newly conquered southwestern territory. The Army also discovered new routes into the New Mexico territory…routes that shortened delivery times to vital forts such as Fort Union and were better suited to the […]

18th SFTA Rendezvous Recognized Pioneer Women on the Santa Fe Trail

18th SFTA Rendezvous Recognized Pioneer Women on the Santa Fe Trail

The 18th biennial Rendezvous history seminar of the Santa Fe Trail was held in Larned, Kansas September 22-24, 2016.  The Rendezvous was sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA), the Santa Fe Trail Center, Fort Larned National Historic Site and the Kansas Humanities Council.  This year’s theme was Shadows on the Land: Women of the […]

Sand Creek to Host Program on Fort Larned

Sand Creek to Host Program on Fort Larned

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the National Park Service has launched the Find Your Park campaign. The Park Service is inviting Americans to discover parks near them. With this in mind, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS) in southeastern Colorado has partnered with Fort Larned National Historic Site (NHS) in western Kansas to link […]