National and State Register

Ute Memorial Site

Montrose County

The site includes approximately thirteen acres of Ute Chief Ouray’s original ranch lands.

A photo of the site with tepee on the right in front of a wall with entrance on the left and large tree beyond that.

Ute Memorial Site (ca. 2000 photograph.)

Chief Ouray played a significant role in attempts to maintain peaceful relations between Washington, D.C. and the Colorado Utes.  History Colorado (formerly the Colorado Historical Society) operates a museum facility, the Ute Indian Museum, on the site.