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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 MarkersJohnson & Fritz Block - Florence CO

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THe Johnson & Fritz Block currently house The Touch of Grace Antiques and Gallery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/3/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFlorence Firehouse, Florence City Hall - Florence,CO

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Currently houses the Barn & Barrel and the Earth Art & Lapidary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/3/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRiverside Building - Pueblo, CO

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This stunning building features frieze from master Italian stonemasons who were brought in from Italy. Sadly, the soft sandstone is eroding and flaking, losing the intricate detail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLegend of Lucky - Pueblo, CO

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This outstanding mural reflects the story of an artifact that survived the devastating flood of 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/16/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersOld U.S. Hwy. 50/Lt. Zebulon Pike's Journey/Salt Creek Heritage - Pueblo, CO

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This marker reports on old Hwy 50, Z. Pike's exploration and the Salt Creek community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/14/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGoodnight Barn - Pueblo, CO

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While the area is closed to visitors (as of 2015), you can still easily visit this historic barn from the shoulder of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMormon Battalion - Pueblo, CO

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This was the only religious-based military unit in the U.S. military and they fought no battles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGoodpasture, Colorado - Beulah, CO

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This is a newer marker highlighting the early community of Goodpasture, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersClara Ednah Morse Latshaw - Pueblo, CO

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Mrs. Latshaw's determination helped to create the park adjacent to Pueblo's Mineral Palace (closed in 1935 and later demolished).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMathew Kinkead - Pueblo, CO

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This marker honors Mathew Kinkead, the future companion of Teresita Sandoval, who partially financed the El Pueblo Trading Post in 1842 (while still Mexican territory).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersOld Fort Pueblo Massacre - Pueblo, CO

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This is apparently a replacement monument (albeit a large one!) since some of the previously reported text is gone!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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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: 8/6/2015

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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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