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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 MarkersStephen H. Long Expedition; Mountain Men; CDOW Watchable Wildlife - Larkspur, CO

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This marker is found in the wonderful Larkspur Rest Area that features rest rooms, a playground, picnic area and ample parking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/21/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersHistory of Franktown/Granger Movement Timber, Douglas County, Co

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Located in front of the Historic Grange Hall just 1 mile north of Franktown, Co along the west side of CO Hwy 83.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/17/2015

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Colorado Historical MarkersRico, Colorado - Rico, CO

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The Rico, Colorado historical marker is a bronze plaque mounted on a mine car.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersUte Council Tree - Delta, CO

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This huge cottonwood protects an early history of the Ute Indians and European/Hispanic settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRaber Cow Camp - Whitewater, CO

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The Raber Cow Camp was luckily spared by the USFS and was restored in 1993 to show a camp in the 1940s and 1950s. There are a series of plaques in the area that all relate to the camp, so I am entering as one Waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRoan Plateau and USFS - Mesa, CO

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These markers explain the importance of the Roan Plateau and the creation of the US Forest Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGrand Mesa Scenic Byway Visitor Center and Pioneer Museum - Cedaredge CO

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This series of markers is found at the Pioneer Museum in Cedaredge, CO. They are grouped due to the similar topics, so I an entering as one Waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLand's End Observatory - Whitewater, CO

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Built with CCC/WPA labor, this scenic overview is part of the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGrand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway - Cedaredge CO

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This marker is found at the Cedaredge Overlook on the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLand's End Vista Markers - Whitewater, CO

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These markers designate features in the Land's End vista as well as historic information about the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersVail - Vail Pass Rest Area, CO

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This CDOT marker is found at the Vail Pass Rest Stop in Summit County at 0ver 10,000 feet!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSandstone Ranch Overlook - Longmont, CO

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This overlook features two historic marker that explore 'Colorado's Liquid Gold [water]' and and the geography 'Between Mountains and Plains.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/10/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFirst Quartz Mill - Longmont, CO

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This artifact of the first quartz millstone is found next to the historic Carnegie Library building in central Longmont, Colorado, USA. Mills were crucial to preserve and provide food for the early settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/10/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLackner's Tavern - Louisville, CO

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This NRHP is still in the business of serving food and beverages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRegis and the KKK - Denver, CO

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This Jesuit college was founded in Las Vegas, NM in 1877 and moved to Colorado in 1884, locating to this final location in 1877. It was renamed Regis in 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/18/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersCollyer Park - Longmont, CO

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This is one of the original parks designated by the Chicago-Colorado Colony named Longmont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/17/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersTrail City/Arkansas River/Welcome to Colorado/Holly Country-Holly, CO

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At the rest area near the Kansas border on US 50/400.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Colorado Historical MarkersDelgany Sewer 1892 - Denver, CO

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While we often ignore these important public works projects, early sewers and water pipes were crucial to public health and safety.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/13/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMartin Luther King, Jr plaque - Aurora, CO

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This informational plaque highlights MLK impact and visits to Colorado and the larger Civil Rights Movement in Colorado. It is mounted in the courtyard of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library branch of Aurora Public Libraries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/13/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersChristmas 1806 - Chaffee County, CO

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On US 285 north of Poncha Springs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersNamaqua - Loveland, CO

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This plaque purports to both mark the location of the original Fort Namaqua and the burial site of scout Mariana Medina. Research shows that there are errors with some of the information on the plaque and site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersDavid Barnes, Pioneer, Loveland Museum - Loveland, CO

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This plaque and plinth was formerly located in downtown Loveland at 4th and Chestnut (coordinates below). It was moved to preserve the plinth and urban redevelopment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLone Tree School - Loveland, CO

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This historic schoolhouse was restored as part of the United State's Bicentennial Celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersEnos A. Mills - Rocky Mountains National Park, CO

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The Enos A. Mills historical marker overlooks the area homesteaded by Mr. Mills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersIn Commemoration - Boulder, CO

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A plaque located at Old Main at the University of Colorado, Boulder campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/28/2014

last visited: never

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