Colorado USGenWeb Archives

Ouray Memorial Cemetery (aka Ute Indian Cemetery)
Ignacio, La Plata County

Ouray Memorial Cemetery (aka Ute Indian Cemetery), Ignacio, La Plata County, CO

Tombstone Photographs

Ouray Memorial Cemetery is the cemetery for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe at Ignacio, CO, LaPlata county.  It is located on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation, Ignacio, CO.  To get to the cemetery go east out of Ignacio on Colorado Highway 151 for about a half mile then turn north on County Road 521 for about a mile or so and you will see the cemetery on the west side of the road a short distance off of 521.  There is a frontage to the cemetery.

Buckskin Charlie was a famous Ute Chief who played a part in the county history.

The photographs in this portion of the archives were contributed by:
Jim Davenport (jd)
Leroy Oldham (lo)

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