Battle of Milk River Site

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Meeker, Colorado

Historic Document

Battle of Milk River Site is located in Rio Blanco County, Colorado certified as a historic location on Friday August 22, 1975. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Battle Site. Battle of Milk River Site was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Information Potential and its significance in Historic - Aboriginal, Native American, Military.

Battle of Milk River Site Information

Other Name: Thornburgh Monument
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Site
Cultural Affiliation: Ute
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1879
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Restricted Archeological Site: Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Bureau Of Land Management

Battle of Milk River Site Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 13690
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Meeker Historic Locations Rio Blanco County Historic Locations Colorado Historic Locations