Category Archives: Historic

1912 Jail

1912 Jail 325 Amb Thompson Blvd Las Animas, CO 81054 CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS The unique Bent County jail was built in 1912 at a cost of $8,478.00. It is located north of the Bent Co. Courthouse on Highway 50. The … Continue reading

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Bent’s Old Fort

Bent’s Old Fort National Park Service 35110 Highway 194 East La Junta, Colorado 81050 Phone: 719-383-5010 Fax: 719-383-2129 Email: http://www.nps.gov/beol

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Boggsville Historic Site

Boggsville Museum P.O. Box 68 Las Animas, CO 81054 Phone: 719-456-1358 Founded in 1862, Boggsville is located on the Purgatoire River, two mile south of Las Animas on Colorado Hwy. 101. The museum is open all year round. From May … Continue reading

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Comanche National Grasslands

Comanche National Grasslands 1420 E 3rd St La Junta, CO 81050 Phone: 719-384-2181 Fax: 719-384-7647 Email: coquist@fs.fed.us Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday. Comanche National Grasslands government-visitor information, recreation, hunting, tours into … Continue reading

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Kit Carson Chapel/Ft. Lyon Cemetery

Kit Carson Chapel/ Ft. Lyon Cemetery 15700 Rd. HH Las Animas, CO 81054 Phone:719-456-0165 Fax:719-456-0166 Open to the public Monday – Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM. Lane Brundage, Care Taker.

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