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Colorado Historical Markers
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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 MarkersPhillis Wheatley - Denver, CO, USA

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America's first published woman and first African American poet is honored with this monument in Denver's Five Points Historical District.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersOur Lady of Mount Carmel Church - Denver, CO

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This lovely church was added to the NRHP on April 3, 2017. It is still an active Catholic church.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersDenver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Denver, CO

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The plaque explains the demolition of the Tabor Grand Opera House and the Denver Post Office/U.S. Customs House in the 1960s that made way for urban renewal at the loss of stunning, historical buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical Markers2013 Colorado Front Range Flood - Boulder, CO, USA

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Record amounts of rainfall generated flash floods that tore up roads and lines of communication, leaving many stranded, and causing at least eight deaths.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSampliner's Dry Goods - Grand Junction, CO

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A sign near the entrance of Rockslide Brewery, 401 Main St, Grand Junction, CO, notes that this building was the site of the city's first fine men's clothing store, started by Joseph and Albert Sampliner back in 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/27/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersAvalon Theater - Grand Junction, CO

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A sign on the east front side of the Avalon Theater, 645 Main St, Grand Junction, CO, provides some history of this beautiful theater, one of Western Colorado's gems. It is still very much being used for its original purpose today in 2018.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/21/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMesa Drug/City Market - Grand Junction, CO

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A sign at the entrance of il Bistro Italiano, 400 Main St, Grand Junction, CO, notes that this building was the site of the first City Market and longtime home of the Mesa Drug Store, providing some background.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersHistory of San Luis Acequias HispaNo Folkways Regional map - San Luis, CO

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This marker is found on the east side of San Luis by the entrance to the Shrine of the Stations of the Cross.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFort Garland State Historical Monument - Fort Garland, CO

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This plaque is found at the entrance to the Fort Garland museum and cultural center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFort Garland - Fort Garland, CO

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This plaque is found at the entrance to the Fort Garland museum and cultural center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFort Garland -- Hispano Settlement in San Luis Valley - Fort Garland, CO

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Two panel sign exploring the Fort Garland -- Hispano Settlement in San Luis Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersTrain Ride Through The Phantom Canyon - Teller County, CO

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This sign with some historic information sits at an overlook along the Phantom Canyon Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/6/2018

last visited: 8/6/2018

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Colorado Historical MarkersSan Luis Peoples Ditch - San Luis, CO

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These plaques are found East side of CO-159 just south of San Luis town limits adjacent to the Peoples Ditch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2018

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersHuerfano Butte, Beacon to Settlement - Huerfano Cty, CO

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This marker is only accessible from the northbound side of I-25 (unless you drive past and make a loop back). Ample parking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: never

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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