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A sobering story told here

This memorial tells the story of coal miners that were murdered here by thugs hired by the mine... read more

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harryatkck
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Kansas City, Kansas
Somber reminder of the cost of industrial safety

First:this memorial is actually In Ludlow. We were planning to stop in our way north but thought it... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Kathy S
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Reviewed yesterday

This memorial tells the story of coal miners that were murdered here by thugs hired by the mine & the Colorado National Guard. It is hard to believe that this occurred. There is a gravel parking lot & bathrooms here. The memorial is free, but...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

First:this memorial is actually In Ludlow. We were planning to stop in our way north but thought it was in Walsenburg from Trip Advisor. A random Google search got us to the right spot before we passed it. Nice memorial, exhibits a little worn from...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nice memorial to famous site where miners were gunned down by CF&I thugs in response to a strike in Ludlow

1  Thank jonestrio4031
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I am so glad we stopped here. This monument is a reminder of a somber piece of American history. The names of the men, women, and children murdered are listed and there is a timeline of events leading up to unions and the rights workers...More

1  Thank KNJ05
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I've driven by the signs that point to the Ludlow Massacre many times over the years but this time decided to stop to learn about a time in history I knew nothing about. I found a memorial site out in the middle of nowhere that...More

1  Thank B G
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We first visited the Ludlow site in the 1980's. The last few years, my wife kept saying we need to stop again and that we did on this trip through Colorado. We noted some changes over the last 30 years, and were sad to learn...More

1  Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 31 December 2017

A very important piece of history. It should be on everyone's to do list if you are traveling that way. It offers a lot of good information. It explains what lead to the massacre, the massacre itself, and then what happened afterwards in the country...More

Thank Louis F
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This important monument needs to seen by all who work for a living. The mindsets of the psychopathic persons responsible for this violence, are STILL with us. This mentalily, of those who killed innocents, seemingly morphed into real estate brokers and land developers, along with...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

For some reason, we had a hard time finding this. Be sure to consult a map. A very beautiful memorial. Worth the stop.

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It can be tempting to bypass small, out-of-the-way historical sites, but this one is definitely worth taking the time to track down. We took our time and were very impressed with the site. I wish I had brought my kids there when they we're younger.

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The roads are paved and in good shape. The site is unattended but there are signs explaining what you're looking at and a metal container where you can leave donations if you chose to. Not a long stop but we really were... More
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