Twenty Mile House Historical

Twenty Mile House Historical (HM1TAA)

Location: Parker, CO 80138 Douglas County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 31.123', W 104° 45.792'

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This tablet is the
property of the State of Colorado

— —

Due West ¼ mile stood the

TWENTY MILE HOUSE
(Twenty miles from Denver)

First house built in Parker, 1864.
On the Smoky Hill Trail, an
emigrant route that was dotted
with unmarked graves of pioneers.
Junction of the Smoky Hill
and Santa Fe stage lines.
A refuge for early settlers
against Indian attacks.
Hostelry kept in turn by Nelson
Doud and by James S. Parker (for
whom the town of Parker is named)

The State Historical Society of Colorado
from The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation
and by
The American Pioneer Trails Association,
Dr. Margaret Long, and School Children of Parker.
1945
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HM NumberHM1TAA
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Year Placed1945
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Colorado from The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and by The American Pioneer Trails Association, Dr. Margaret Long and the School Children of Parker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 520354 N 4374368
Decimal Degrees39.51871667, -104.76320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 31.123', W 104° 45.792'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 31' 7.38" N, 104° 45' 47.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)720, 303
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19403-19415 Mainstreet, Parker CO 80138, US
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