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Address: Route 101, Las Animas, CO 81054
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Authentic and moving

We went to the 150th anniversary of Boggsville complete with blacksmithing, authentic entertainment, and wagon rides. Delicious lunch was served consisting of varied chilis and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
Iblovinheritage
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Canon City, Colorado
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Canon City, Colorado
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94 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the 150th anniversary of Boggsville complete with blacksmithing, authentic entertainment, and wagon rides. Delicious lunch was served consisting of varied chilis and stews. Special dedication for long time archaeologist Richard Carrillo who passed away in 2014. This site speaks to the true spirit of southwestern history--a little stark and hard times. The buildings are very authentic with... More 

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Thank Iblovinheritage
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Open between Memorial Day and Labor Day , other times of year can see area but do not always have a tour available off season. Kit Carson and his wife's last home. The Boggs family raised their remaining children.

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Thank Kay H
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

After seeing more than our fair share of old towns / historic places, this was disappointing. There were two buildings which seemed in good condition and were obviously used in peak season as a shop / small museum but we're obviously locked. No biggie, I wouldn't expect them to be open with 2 tourists a day in March. But the... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Las Animas, Colorado
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Nice little historic stop to see how life in the 1800's was. Two house have been restored, the Boggs and Prowers houses.

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Thank mikester
Atascocita, Texas, United States
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2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here before going to Bent's Old Fort NHS (which is really great). The place looked abandoned, except for a small trailer towards the front of the property that showed signs of habitation. Everything was overgrown and the trails/paths were unkempt. My wife said it looked like some place that would be the setting for a... More 

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Thank David D
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

This attraction provides a historical walk back in time. It's a self paced walking tour with great educational signs. A quick stop for a lot of learning !

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Thank Tara M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

This rustic place has potential and that is about the best that can be said. I did not particularly find it worth the stop especially after visiting Old Bent's Fort. But it could be an excellent place with time and money to make it so.

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Thank Magdalene P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

This is Kit Carson's last home. His home was actually washed away in a flood. However you can explore two homes of original settlers plus see the Carson home site and original gravesite. It helps you further understand the history of southern Colorado. You also can walk a bit of the Santa Fe trail. It is out of the way.

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Thank maryann19702014
Las Animas, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

Ok I have read the negative reviews and the positive reviews. I know the negative ones are older ones. I am from Las Animas and also the Boggsville and John W. Rawlings Museum and would like to let everyone know that Boggsville is now under new management through the museum and it has been cleaned up, and is also getting... More 

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Sterling, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

The place is a great display of what life was like in "early days". Full of history of the boggs and bent county. A must see!!

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