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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 MarkersZebulon M. Pike DAR Memorial - Pueblo, CO

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This monument to Pike was placed by the DAR and became the cornerstone for Pike Plaza which was created to celebrate the bicentennial of the Pike Expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersEvocation - Pueblo, CO

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Evocation is an odd name - this is a reconstruction of settings similar to the El Pueblo Trading Post from 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersTeresita Sandoval - Pueblo, CO

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Teresita Sandoval's story both explores and confirms the contributions of Hispanic women and how they were affected by the various laws of different nations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersJames Pierson Beckwourth - Pueblo, CO

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This marker and art piece explores the life of James Beckwourth. The text is misleading in that Beckwourth did not leave a comfortable life to become a trapper nor is his role at the Sand Creek Massacre clear. (Not all historic markers are accurate)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersColorado Scenic Byways-Gold Belt Tour; Frontier Pathways; Highway of Legends - Pueblo, CO

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This three panel sign explores the Colorado Byways of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersArthur Carhart - Pueblo, CO

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While no one person can be called "Father of the Wilderness Concept," Arthur Hawthorne Carhart has been referred to as "the chief cook in the kitchen during the critical first years."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersA Parade of Cultures - Pueblo, CO

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This interpretive marker explores how the Arkansas River effected various American Indian Native tribe and the territory they inhabited as well as the political boundaries between various non-Indian nations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersZebulon Montgomery Pike - Pueblo, CO

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This historic plaque accompanies the various portions of Pike Plaza, the countries largest memorial to Zebulon Pike and his expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: never

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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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