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Milk Creek Battlefield Park

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The Ute lived peacefully in the White River Valley until 1879. Tensions heightened in 1878, when White River Indian Agent Nathan Meeker demanded that the Utes change from a nomadic lifestyle to agriculture-based. That along with the plowing of a Ute horse racing track resulted in the the Battle of Milk Creek, which ultimately heralded the beginning of the Ute War, and was the catalyst for the Colorado Ute Removal Act. Visit Milk Creek Battlefield Park which commemorates all those who lost their lives. After the battle, Utes were taken to Utah.

County Road 15, approximately 17 miles northeast of Meeker

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