South Park - Park County, Colorado, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 24.222 W 105° 45.286
13S E 435016 N 4361848
Quick Description: Two memorial markers are on this Hwy 285 pulloff - the older one dedicated to South Park
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2011 5:09:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMBRZQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Miles ToGeo
Views: 3

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

Spread before you lies the famous
SOUTH PARK
entered by Kenosha Pass, elevation 10,000 feet
The Bayou Salado of early trappers,
favorite Indian hunting ground
and frequent battleground.
Visited by Z. M. Pike in 1806.
Crossed by J. C. Fremont in 1844.
Permanent settlement inaugurated
by gold discoveries in 1859.
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Erected by
The State Historical Society of Colorado
from
The Mrs. J. N. Hall Foundation
and by
State Civil Service Employees of Colorado
1932

For more information see: (visit link) and (visit link) .
Group or Groups Responsible for Placement:
The State Historical Society of Colorado; The Mrs. J. N. Hall Foundation and by State Civil Service Employees of Colorado


County or City: Park

Date Dedicated: 1932

Check here for Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

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