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Ludlow Memorial, CO

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Ludlow Memorial is located 12 miles north-northwest of Trinidad Colorado. May and October are the best months to enjoy this activity.


Memorial erected by the United Mine Workers of America union following the Ludlow Massacre of April 20, 1914 at this site. It commemorates the events of that day, when striking coal miners and their families were attacked in their tent camp.

The Ludlow Tent Colony Site was designated as a National Historic Landmark January 16, 2009
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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Take I-25 north from Trinidad, Colorado for about 15 miles to exit 27 (County Road 44). Then west about a mile to the site of the memorial. The remains of old town of Ludlow are a short distance to the south along County Road 61.5, that parallels the railroad tracks.
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