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    • Marker on spot of Thornburgh Battle ground, monument, Sept 24 to Oct. 5 - 1879

    • View of a weathered sandstone marker commemorating the battle between Major Thomas T. Thornburgh's troops and Native American Utes at Milk Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Inscription reads: "In Memory Of Officers, Soldiers And Civilians Of The...
    • Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1920-1940.; Milk Creek (Rio Blanco County and Moffat County, Colo.), Battle of, 1879--Monuments.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1920-1940.;...
    • [between 1927 and 1940?]
    • Thornburg [sic] battle ground monument

    • Diptych shows images of road leading to battleground and an automobile parked by the sandstone monument commemorating the battle between Major Thomas T. Thornburgh's troops and Native American Utes at Milk Creek, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
    • Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879--Monuments.; Indians of North America--Colorado--1920-1940.; Milk Creek (Rio Blanco County and Moffat County, Colo.), Battle of, 1879--Monuments.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--1920-1940.;...
    • 1936 September 7
    • Indians, teepees

    • The Ouray Spring Teepee stands in the foreground behind a wire fence with stick posts. The concrete teepee houses the spring from which Ouray, chief of the Utes from 1820 until 1880, and his wife, Chipeta, obtained water when they lived on a farm...
    • Ute Indians--1920-1940.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--1920-1940.; Sarcophagi--1920-1940.; Springhouses--Colorado--1920-1940.; Tipis--Colorado--1920-1940.; Chipeta.; Ouray.
    • [between 1925 and 1937?]
    • Indians, teepees

    • The Ouray Spring Teepee near Montrose stands behind a short rock wall lightly covered with snow. The concrete teepee houses a cold-water spring from which Ouray, chief of the Utes from 1820 until 1880, and his wife, Chipeta, obtained drinking and...
    • Ute Indians--1920-1940.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--1920-1940.; Springhouses--Colorado--1920-1940.; Tipis--Colorado--1920-1940.; Chipeta.; Ouray.
    • [between 1925 and 1937?]
    • Chipeta Monument

    • behind him.; John McCook, Chipeta's brother, stands next to the mausoleum dedicated to her in March of 1925. Chipeta was the wife of Ouray, chief of the Utes from 1820 until 1880. The sarcophagus bearing Chipeta's name stands at the site south of...
    • Ute Indians--1920-1940.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--1920-1940.; Sarcophagi--1920-1940.; Chipeta--Family.; Ouray--Family.; McCook, John, Chief.
    • [between 1925 and 1937?]
    • Chipeta Monument

    • covered in snow. A telephone pole stands in the distance near a railroad track. Horses or cattle stand near the pole. A group of poles, possibly forming a teepee, also stand in the distance. A sign stands in the left background.; The sarcophagus of...
    • Ute Indians--1920-1940.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--1920-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--1920-1940.; Sarcophagi--1920-1940.; Chipeta--Family.; Ouray--Family.; McCook, John, Chief.
    • [between 1925 and 1937?]

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