When Families Were Split On ‘The Borderlands of Southern Colorado’

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There are families in Colorado who didn't move an inch, but found themselves in another country.

Let's go back to 1848 — the end of the Mexican-American War. Mexico gave up a huge part of what's now the southwestern United States. When the border moved, families in the region were split apart, lost their land and more. It's the subject of a new exhibit called "Borderlands of Southern Colorado" at the El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo.

Dawn DiPrince of History Colorado spoke to Colorado Matters.