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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 MarkersHigh Line Railroad Park - Breckenridge, CO, USA

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A series of informational sins about narrow gauge railroad, locomotives, cars and mining history in Colorado's high country. These signs are submitted as a group.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/8/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersHistoric Brew Kettle - Golden, CO, USA

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This copper kettle is outside the MolsonCoors museum and tour area and is free to visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/7/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersTabor Grand Opera House - Denver, CO, USA

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Found mounted to the fence of the Denver location of the Federal Reserve Office, this was the original location of the Tabor Grand Opera House which was demolished in the 1960s rush of 'urban renewal.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/5/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersPublic Transportation/Highway for the Ages - Denver, CO, USA

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This marker is found at RTD's I-25 and Broadway Park n Ride/Light Rail Transfer station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/5/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLower Downtown Historic District - Denver, CO, USA

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This plaque speaks of the changing character of this business area of lower downtown Denver. The annual National Western Stock Show parade passes this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/5/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersThe Lynching of Preston Porter, Jr. - Denver, CO, USA

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This marker honors Preston Porter, Jr., who in 1900, was held and tortured in Denver’s jail. Days later, he was taken to the eastern plains, where a mob in Limon (CO) seized him, chained him to railroad ties and burned him alive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/28/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSaguache - Saguache, CO

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Located near the Saguache County Courthouse on the corner of Christy Ave, and 4th St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/27/2021

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersBlack Hawk History - Black Hawk, CO

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Located at the intersection of Black Hawk St. and Main St. near the gazebo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRoseberry Block - Cripple Creek, CO

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Located at 123 3rd Street, slightly north of Bennett Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/27/2020

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersOld Homestead Parlour House - Cripple Creek, CO

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The Old Homestead Parlour House is located 1 block south of Bennett Ave on Myers Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/27/2020

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersRio Grande Railroad Viaduct - Fremont County, CO

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Located at the Intersection of Hwy. 120 and Hwy. 115

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/14/2020

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersE. R. Lamb Mercantile - Cortez, Colorado

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This two-story metal-fronted building is located at 25 North Market Street in Cortez Colorado.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersMontezuma Valley National Bank - 1908 - Cortez, Colorado

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This metal sign is located on the northern facade next to the entrance of the former Montezuma Valley National Bank located at 2-8 Main Street in Cortez, Colorado.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersApril Fool's Tradgedy - Chaffee County, CO

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Located at The trail head of the Midland Bike Trail in the Four Mile Recreation Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/12/2020

last visited: 2/12/2020

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Colorado Historical MarkersIndependence Townsite-Aspen, CO

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Elevation 10,830 feet— White River National Forest Founded July 4, 1879 when gold was discovered, Independence was the first community in the Roaring Fork Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/25/2019

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersFort Vasquez - Platteville, CO

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Fort Vasquez is a former fur trading post founded by Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette in 1835. The ruins were restored as part of a WPA project and it is now an active history museum run by History Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2019

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGreeley High School and Grade School - Greeley, CO

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Built in 1895, Greeley High School and Grade School is the oldest surviving high school building in Greeley. It also house the Greeley Public Library until 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/14/2019

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersGreeley High School - Greeley, CO

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The marker is found outside of the main entrance. Completed in 1927, this is still used as a high school facility today in Greeley, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/14/2019

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersSan Luis Valley Pioneers - San Luis, CO

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This bronze plaque honors the pioneers who founded San Luis, Colorado's oldest continuously occupied town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/10/2019

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

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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