Civil War

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (credit: CBS)

Tribes Honor 2 Who Refused To Take Part In Sand Creek Massacre

One by one, the runners walked by the simple marble gravestone of one of two U.S. Army officers who refused to fire on their ancestors in one of the worst atrocities in the settlement of the West.

12/03/2014

The Sand Creek site (credit: CBS)

Tribes Mark 150th Anniversary Of Colorado Massacre

Members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes marked the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre on Saturday.

11/29/2014

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Nation’s Oldest Professional Band Takes The Stage For Independence Eve

When it comes to entertaining crowds in parks, the Denver Municipal band knows a thing or two. The band itself is older than the state of Colorado. It was formed in 1861 by Alex Sutherland, a bugler in the Civil War.

07/01/2014

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Top Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

The actual Secret Service car which followed President John F. Kennedy's limousine when he was shot and killed in Dallas is displayed behind a Lincoln convertible similar to the one the president and his wife were riding in at the Historic Auto Attractions museum on Nov. 19, 2013 in Roscoe, Ill. The museum has a large collection of items from Kennedy's life and death on display. It has been fifty years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Was Assassination Of JFK The Most Pivotal Moment In American History?

As we commemorate 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, it’s fair to ask, among a long list of historical events, was the murder of JFK the most pivotal moment is American history?

11/21/2013

John Heston (credit: Longmont Police)

Longmont Police Locate Cemetery Vandalism Suspect

A teen accused of vandalizing a cemetery in Longmont has been located by police.

09/01/2013

Monday, Aug.  12, 2013, at Mountain View Cemetery in Longmont. 106 headstones were knocked damaged by vandals over the weekend.
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Headstone Damage In Longmont Will Cost Tens Of Thousands

Police are looking for suspects who damaged more than 100 headstones at a century-old cemetery in Longmont. The damage done will cost tens of thousands of dollars to fix.

08/13/2013

The Confederate flag (credit: AP)

Memorial Day Confederate Flag Stirs Concerns

A decision by veterans to place a Confederate flag on graves of veterans buried at Steamboat Springs Cemetery is stirring concerns.

05/25/2011

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Movement That Aids Rural US Strives For Relevancy

The national Grange movement, organized after the Civil War to advance the economic and social needs of rural America, is still going strong, Grange members in La Plata County say.

05/07/2011

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