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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 MarkersAdolph Coors' Saloon - Golden, CO

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A historical marker noting a saloon owned by Adolph Coors at 1120 Washington, Avenue in Golden, Colorado. #524

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/14/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

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Colorado Historical MarkersCold War Horse, Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant - Golden, CO

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This controversial piece both reports and warns of the environmental risks and dangers of nuclear weapon production. It was vandalized and has been restored, reinstalled and surveillance cameras added.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/23/2016

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersI.O.O.F. Building - Glenwood Springs, CO

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This marker gives both the history of the various fraternal organizations that used the hall as well as commercial interests that were housed in the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLand Donation University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

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Found on the older part of the campus as part of a beautiful, small stone bridge, this plaque honors the men who donated the original land for the campus of the University of Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/29/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersCreation of the University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

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These two plaques are found on the west side of 'Old Main' in the historic area of the University of Colorado campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/29/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMound City - Teller County, CO

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Mound City is Located on Teller County Road #88 about 2 miles south of Cripple Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGarden Park Fossil Area - Fremont County, CO

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The Garden Park Fossil Area is located north of Canon City on Red Canyon Red and is at a day use area with picinic tables and restroom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersShawnee Historic District - Shawnee, CO

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Homesteaded in 1886, this is still a small active community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLt. Zebulon Pike’s Southwestern Expedition - Huerfano County, CO

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This historic marker is part of a series of markers that is commemorating Lt. Zebulon Pike’s southwestern expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFlorence's Beginnings - Florence, CO

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From apple orchards to oil fields. Lots of history is this small town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: never

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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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