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Boggsville

Route 101, Las Animas, CO 81054
+1 719-456-2748
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Authentic, interesting, well worth the stop

I have visited Boggsville several times in the past 10 years, and after visiting this weekend, am... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen C
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Denver, Colorado
Authentic and moving

We went to the 150th anniversary of Boggsville complete with blacksmithing, authentic... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Iblovinheritage
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Canon City, Colorado
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible5%
1 Oct 2016
“Authentic and moving”
2 weeks ago
“Authentic, interesting, well worth the stop”
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Route 101, Las Animas, CO 81054
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+1 719-456-2748
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Boggsville several times in the past 10 years, and after visiting this weekend, am happy to see how much the exhibits have been improved upon. There is more signage that explains the fascinating story of this small community, that is one of...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank Iblovinheritage
Reviewed 27 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.

Thank Kay H
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 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.

Thank mikester
Reviewed 8 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....More

Thank David D
Reviewed 5 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 !

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 8 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.

Thank Magdalene P
Reviewed 4 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...More

Thank maryann19702014
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...More

2  Thank Linda D
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