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Yucca House National Monument

Bent's Fort (credit: Jason Hussong)

Guide To Colorado’s National Monuments And Historic Sites

Before and during the westward expansion of the country, a lot of important and significant events occurred that helped shape the state of Colorado. A host of scenic national monuments, historic sites and trails are now protected, just like Colorado’s four great national parks, to preserve their importance and natural beauty.

CBS Denver–06/08/2011