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Milk Creek Battlefield Tour Monday

A guided tour of the Historic Milk Creek Battlefield, 17 miles northeast of Meeker, will be held this afternoon (July 3). The Rio Blanco Historical Society sponsored tour, will begin at Meeker’s White River Museum at 1. Attendees will need to have their own transportation for the drive to the Milk Creek Battlefield site. The author of “Hollow Victory”, a book about the White River Expedition of 1879 and Continue reading

Battlefield to be Dedicated Near Meeker

milk creekFor the past quarter of a century the Rio Blanco Historical Society has been developing the Milk Creek Battlefield Park. The purpose is to commemorate the site of one of the last battles of the American Indian Wars. The United States Cavalry crossed the boundary of the Ute Reservation with what could only be interpreted Continue reading