Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015 | Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced the transfer of 640 acres of state-owned land to the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The transfer comes a year after Hickenlooper became the first Colorado governor to offer an apology for the Sand Creek Massacre. It is the result of years of collaboration between the History Colorado State Historical Fund, the History Colorado Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, the Civil War Trust, and the National Park Service.
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