The Mormon Battalion Historical

The Mormon Battalion Historical (HM1T7A)

Location: Pueblo, CO 81003 Pueblo County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 15.349', W 104° 36.246'

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Inscription

This memorial is the
Property of the State of Colorado

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A detachment of United States Soldiers of
The Mormon Battalion
in the Mexican War spent the
winter of 1846-47 near this site.
With their families and Mormon
immigrants from Mississippi they
formed a settlement of 275 persons.
They erected a church and rows of
dwellings of cottonwood logs.
Here were born the first
white children in Colorado.
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HM NumberHM1T7A
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Year Placed1946
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Colorado from the Mrs. J. N. Hall Foundation and the Colorado members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and by citizens of Pueblo
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 534637 N 4234273
Decimal Degrees38.25581667, -104.60410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.349', W 104° 36.246'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 20.94" N, 104° 36' 14.76" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)719
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 539 Locust St, Pueblo CO 81003, US
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