Old Stone Fort

Old Stone Fort (HM1Z9R)

Location: Monument, CO 80132 El Paso County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 5.888', W 104° 52.588'

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This tablet is the
property of the State of Colorado
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Due south 610 feet is the
Old Stone Fort
built at the pioneer home of
David McShane. Constructed as a
defense against Arapaho and Cheyenne
raiders. it was a refuge used in
1865-1868 by the following pioneer
families of the upper Monument valley:

Guire
Brown · Jackson · Shideler
Chandler · McShane · Teachout
Davidson · Oldham · Walker
DeMasters · Roberts · Watkins
Faulkner · Simpson · Welty
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Details
HM NumberHM1Z9R
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1950
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Colorado from the Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and by the Zebulon Pike and Kinnikinnik Chapters, D. A. R., and by citizens of the Monument region
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 12:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 510682 N 4327673
Decimal Degrees39.09813333, -104.87646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.888', W 104° 52.588'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 53.28" N, 104° 52' 35.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)719, 303
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18255 Davidson St, Monument CO 80132, US
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