Fort Wicked

Fort Wicked (HM1645)

Location: Merino, CO 80741 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 26.64', W 103° 22.739'

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Due west 940 feet stood
"Fort Wicked"
Originally Godfrey's Ranch
Famous Overland Stage Station
One of the few posts withstanding the Indian uprising of 1864 on the road to Colorado.

Named from the bitter defence make by Holon Godfrey.
Details
HM NumberHM1645
Series This marker is part of the Colorado: History Colorado series
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Marker Number2
Year Placed1929
Placed ByState Historical Society of Colorado-J.N. Hall Foundation & Sterling Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 637472 N 4478300
Decimal Degrees40.44400000, -103.37898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.64', W 103° 22.739'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 38.40" N, 103° 22' 44.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)970
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001-1999 GAR Highway, Merino CO 80741, US
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