How Did Sand Creek Become Lost?

By Mike Bowen, co-author, We Found the Lost Sand Creek Site

Mike Bowen, Joe Harbert and Chuck Bowen.

Mike Bowen presented Saturday, April 29 in La Junta, CO at the Otero Museum on how Sand Creek Became Lost. 

There is a lot of information about Sand Creek that has not been made available to the public before—it has been suppressed. Some of that information was discussed in this presentation. 

Enjoy the video below from the program. (The blog continues below the video).

(Clarification – Mike said George Bent wrote a letter to historian Sam Tappan. Tappan was actually Lt. Colonel and known as an enemy of Colonel Chivington.)

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We Found the Lost Sand Creek Site is a detailed account about how Chuck and Sheri Bowen used clues from eyewitnesses to learn where to search for artifacts on Chuck’s family ranch. They found over 4,000 Sand Creek artifacts showing the true location of Black Kettle’s village and the 1864 battleground. It is a must read for anyone that enjoys history, metal detecting or archaeology. Pick it up at Amazon here: We Found the Lost Sand Creek Site.

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