National and State Register

Ute Cemetery

Pitkin County

Ute Cemetery is important for its association with the settlement of Aspen.

Grave markers within the fenceline of the Ute Cemetery in 2001.

Ute Cemetery, 2001.

Beginning with the first burial in 1880, the cemetery became the final resting place for numerous settlers.  When the community established two other more formally designed cemeteries, Ute Cemetery remained the burial ground for Aspen residents of modest means and uncelebrated accomplishments.