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Any legitimate historic marker commemorating a historical event located inside the state of Colorado can be listed in this category. This includes markers placed by historical societies, counties, cities, federal agencies, Native American groups and other civic groups. Please click on "show additional information" below to see requirements for posting in this category.
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Colorado Historical MarkersNew Castle Northwest Colorado Cultural Heritage - New Castle, CO

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A cultural history sign tucked in a little niche in New Castle, Colorado. The sign explores New Castle's history as well as the Northwest Colorado area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/18/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRiede's City Bakery - Aspen, CO

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This small store is one of the only remaining wooden stores in Aspen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/10/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersWheeler Opera House - Aspen, CO

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Jerome Wheeler, an prominent founder and citizen of Aspen built Hotel Jerome, the Opera House and the local RR, only to fall into bankruptcy with the Sherman Act of 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/6/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersArmory Hall, Fraternal Hall - Aspen, CO

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Built in 1892, this sturdy building has served many purposes before becoming Aspen's City Hall in 1957.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/4/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersWhite River Utes - Meeker, CO

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This marker is near the location of the White River Ute Indian Agency that became the site of the 'Meeker Massacre."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/3/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersBattle of Milk Creek/River - Thornburgh, CO, USA

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One of the last American Indian battles, this one resulted in the Ute Indians being removed to a reservation in Utah, USA. The actual battlefield is below the marker and is private property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/3/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMeeker Massacre - Meeker, CO, USA

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The Ute Indians were victorious, so the battle was a 'massacre.' This event was adjunct to the Battle of Milk Creek/River which was occurring 25 miles away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/3/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSilas S. Soule - Denver, CO

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Capt. Silas S. Soule had the courage to defy orders to massacre American Indian Women and children at Sand Creek in Colorado Territory. He later testified against Col. Chivington and was assassinated for his courage and humanity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersWhat a Beautiful Canyon - Glenwood Canyon, CO

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This marker is found at the Hanging Lake Trail parking and restrooms. Currently open to the public, this may become a ticketed bus ride to protect the fragile trail from vandals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/2/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersCherry Creek Camp - Parker, CO

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This thorough plaque explores the early Mormon's in the Kansas/Nebraska territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/25/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersParker's Most Significant Early Doctor - Parker, CO

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Dr. Heath served the Parker area as their Doctor, School Superintendent and active in the Methodist Church.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 2/25/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRuth Memorial Chapel - Parker, CO

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Established in 1913 as the Ruth Memorial Methodist Church, this early pioneer chapel held its first service on June 14, 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/25/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersParker Consolidated School - Parker, CO

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This schoolhouse has seen use as a school, church and community center since its construction in 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/25/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersThe Overland Stage Line -- CO/WY border, Virginia Dale CO

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This 1917 grey granite historical marker is a joint project of the state of WY and three DAR chapters located in Fort Collins CO, Greely CO, and Laramie WY respectively

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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Colorado Historical MarkersSt. James Episcopal Church - Meeker, CO

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This was the first church in Meeker, Colorado, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersUnion Station at 17th Ave Markers - Denver, CO, USA

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The three markers explores the history of Denver's Union Station which was the railroad hub that saved Denver. The station has been modified to become a bus and light rail commuter train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersUnion Station at 16th Ave Marker - Denver, CO, USA

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This marker explores the old rail found that was part of the Denver Tramway Company turnabout.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMeeker Historic Markers - Meeker, CO, USA

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Located at the corner of Meeker's central park, these markers explore Meeker's history - past to present.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFounding of Meeker - Meeker, CO, USA

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This old marker explains the founding of the town of Meeker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSatank Bridge - Carbondale, CO

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This former Railroad bridge is now park of the recreational trails throughout Garfield and Pitkin County, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFirst Presbyterian Church - Florence, CO

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The First Presbyterian Church currently is vacant and has been since 2003.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLt. Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition - Canon City, CO

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This historic marker is part of a series of markers that is commemorating Lt. Zebulon Pike’s southwestern expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/10/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersShelf Road - Cripple Creek, CO

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Sign is located at the beginning of County Road 88 (aka Shelf Road).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/10/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFremont Pass - Lake County, Colorado

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This marker explores both the location of Fremont Pass and the Louisiana Purchase.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersWinter Park Ski Area - Winter Park, CO

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Bronze plaque is mounted on a stone wall just off US Highway 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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