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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 MarkersHighway for the Ages, Pinon Rest Area, Northbound - Pueblo, CO

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This CDOT marker is found at the E Pinon Area rest stop. Sadly, the signs are the same whether the northbound or southbound rest stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersHighway for the Ages, Pinon Rest Stop Southbound - Pueblo, CO

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This CDOT marker is found at the E Pinon Area rest stop. Sadly, the signs are the same whether the northbound or southbound rest stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersEden Tragedy - Pueblo, CO

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The train wreck near Eden was a tragedy of a flash flood that destroyed the bridge with the cost of 96 confirmed dead and 14 missing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersBorderland - Pueblo, CO

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This marker is found on Union Street by the Riverwalk on the Arkansas River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFour Corners - A Common Bond -- nr Teec Nos Pos AZ

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One of four historical markers at the Four Corners Monument, one in each state, relating the surveying history of this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersValley Curtain by Cristo and Jeanne-Claude - Rifle Gap, Garfield Cty, CO

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This marker retells the story of the 1971-72 Vally Curtain Project by internationally renowned artists Cristo and Jeanne-Claude.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersEl Moro - Trinidad, CO

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This Colorado Historical Marker site is on the south side of the El Moro Rest Area building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersHazel M. Werner - Steamboat Springs, CO

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Stunning tribute to a leading lady of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersCarl Howelsen - Steamboat Springs, CO

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Carl Howelsen was critical in the development of the ski industry in Steamboat Springs and the overall United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSteamboat Laundry Building - Steamboat Springs, CO

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This former laundry now houses several small businesses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersCrawford House - Steamboat Springs, CO

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The Crawford family was the only permanent family in Steamboat Springs for five years. The community slowly grew to the town is it today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRoutt County Mines and Disasters - Routt County, CO

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This roadside picnic area explains the local historic mines and honors the miners killed in the various mines with the Wadge disaster being the largest event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFerdinand Vandeveer Hayden - Hayden, CO

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This hand routed plaque honors Professor Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden for which Hayden, Colorado, USA is named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersColorado's Northeast Corner - Sedgwick County, CO

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This bronze plaque is located at the northeast corner of Colorado and Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/21/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFour Counties: Sedgwick County, CO

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Sedgwick County is the northeasternmost county in Colorado bordering Nebraska on two sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/21/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersA Town Called Shirley - Poncha Springs, CO

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This site used to be a thriving railroad siding and town in the mining days of the 1920's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersHutchinson & Burnett Cabins - San Isabel National Forest - Colorado

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This 1930's era ranch cabin is maintained in good condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersDearfield, Colorado

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Historic Ghost Town Dearfield, Colorado

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member heishort

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/25/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFort Sedgwick - Ovid, CO

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Fort Sedgwick was an Army outpost dating from 1864 to 1871 from which Sedgwick County is named.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/17/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersOld Julesburg - Julesburg, CO

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This monument marks the site of the first of four towns to bear the name Julesburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/17/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMajestic Plains - Carr, Co

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This marker is located about a mile east of Carr, Co in a pull-off on US-85. It describes the surrounding plains and their history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/15/2013

last visited: 4/13/2013

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Colorado Historical MarkersWest Wazee Warehouse District - Denver, CO

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This area was once a bustling center of warehouses and factories during the late 1800s - early 1900s due to the nearby railroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/6/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersJohn W. Hand, Jr. - Denver, CO

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John W. Hand, Jr., was instrumental in the development of the Capitol Hill Peoples Fair, Denver (now Colorado) Free University and the revitalization of East Colfax Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/22/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersAult Country - Ault, CO

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This historical marker and regional map is located in the town park of Ault off of US highway 85.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersCalhan Paint Mines - Calhan, CO

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This location features natural colored clays the American Indian natives used to color their pottery and make paints. The hiking trails follow the ancient footpaths used by our ancestors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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