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Ludlow Massacre Monument Colorado

I-25, Walsenburg, CO
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Sad history lesson

It's only a couple miles off the highway and completely worth the stop. Much of the foundations are... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Rene M
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Very interesting but creepy

Feels like ghosts haunt this place. Great history about fighting for worker's rights. Shill... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2015
Rebecca A
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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

It's only a couple miles off the highway and completely worth the stop. Much of the foundations are still visible as are a few buildings. The monument is full of information that will break your heart, teach you about labor history, and get you out...More

1  Thank Rene M
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Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Feels like ghosts haunt this place. Great history about fighting for worker's rights. Shill appropriate today given the "right to work" movement. Bring your kids and teach some history to the WHOLE family.

1  Thank Rebecca A
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

We kinda stumbled on this historical site. The massacre that occurred here should have more publicity. It was very subdued. Some of the historical structures should be restored. Even with the maps on site it was hard to relate to what really happened here. I...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is a very sad place in Colorado history right up there with the Sand Creek massacre. Money, power and greed destroyed men, women and children. They were just canon fodder. But its good that these place do not forget the great tragedies that befell...More

1  Thank Chell P
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Reviewed 15 December 2014

This monument touched and tugged at my heart. The Ludlow Massacre was an attack by the Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company camp guards on a tent colony of 1,200 striking coal miners and their families at Ludlow, Colorado, on April 20,...More

8  Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

Anyone interested in labor history who is traveling north from Trinidad, Colorado on I-25 must take the time to visit this memorial. It is about half a mile off of the interstate and totally worth stopping. The monument is not maintained by federal or state...More

4  Thank Blaize S
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

This is a small monument, but rich in emotion and memory. The Ludlow massacre is something that every American should know about (though few do), since it shows the atrocities that unions fought against. The monument itself (As well as the fox hole...yes, you can...More

3  Thank Caitlin K
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

I stopped here because I wanted to support those who died to pioneer the way for fair labor laws. If we don't visit these monuments and remember they will be lost and the crimes repeated. At the time of this tragedy the workers were completely...More

1  Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

I didn't realize we were at the monument and drove several miles past it on a gravel road. Interesting bit of history but a shame there currently is a lot of current union propaganda around it. I would not go back.

2  Thank tangojohnDallas
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

This monument, commemorating the massacre of miners and their families during a labor dispute in 1914, is a sad and sobering site that is a must for all working men and women. Eighteen men, women, and children from the ages of 3 months to 45...More

3  Thank oldfolkie
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