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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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

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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Colorado Historical MarkersThe Pioneer Bore of the Moffat Tunnel - Winter Park, CO

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The Pioneer Bore is the water system that runs along the Moffat Tunnel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMoffat Tunnel West Portal - Winter Park Village, CO

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The Moffat Tunnel is a Railroad and water tunnel that cuts through the Continental Divide in North-Central Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersBerthoud Pass - Berthoud Pass, CO

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This historical marker is located at the summit of Berthoud Pass at an elevation of 11,307 ft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/19/2017

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersAmerica's Frontier Anthem - Pikes Peak, CO

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Bronze plaques commemorating Katherine Lee Bates' inspiration to pen America the Beautiful. #525

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: 12/26/2016

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Colorado Historical MarkersAdolph Coors' Saloon - Golden, CO

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A historical marker noting a saloon owned by Adolph Coors at 1120 Washington, Avenue in Golden, Colorado. #524

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/14/2016

last visited: 10/17/2016

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Colorado Historical MarkersCold War Horse, Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant - Golden, CO

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This controversial piece both reports and warns of the environmental risks and dangers of nuclear weapon production. It was vandalized and has been restored, reinstalled and surveillance cameras added.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/23/2016

last visited: 3/20/2018

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Colorado Historical MarkersI.O.O.F. Building - Glenwood Springs, CO

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This marker gives both the history of the various fraternal organizations that used the hall as well as commercial interests that were housed in the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLand Donation University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

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Found on the older part of the campus as part of a beautiful, small stone bridge, this plaque honors the men who donated the original land for the campus of the University of Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/29/2015

last visited: never

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