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In November 1864, in southeastern Colorado, U.S. Volunteers troops attacked Black Kettle's peaceful band of Cheyenne Indians at Sand Creek. In retaliation for the massacre and mutilation of 163 Cheyenne men, women, and children, Cheyenne warriors with their…
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Erected 1878, by August R. Meyer, builder of Leadville's first reduction works. Given to Leadville Association, 1936, by Nellie Healy, agent for the heirs of Daniel Healy.Presented to the State of Colorado by said association, 1947, and established as a mon…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM11ND_rainbow-route-western-fremont-county_Cotopaxi-CO.html
[Side A:]Rainbow RouteCompletion of this road opens up a scenic paradise unequalled in any other state of the Union and unsurpassed by the scenic gems of the Wild West.Governor George A. Carlson on the opening of the Rainbow Route, 1915 Conceived in 191…
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The 10th Mountain Division, created for alpine and winter combat during World War II, girded for battle on the steep, inhospitable terrain of Camp Hale (about twenty-five miles southwest of here). Built at an old railroad sheep-loading stop, the base opened…
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Marker Front:Vail Mountain stood bare just days before the resort's 1962 grand opening. As luck would have it, a late December storm blanketed the area, dumping several feet of powder on the untracked slopes. Fortune just kept smiling on the newly born ski …
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It is as if God has set His sign, His seal, His promise there - a beacon upon the very center and height of the Continent to all its people and all its generations?as if here was a great supply store and workshop of Creation, the fountain of Earth.- Samuel …
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3 miles southeast from this point is the site of theBattle of Summit SpringsLast engagement with Plains Indians in Colorado, July 11, 1869. Cheyennes who raided western Kansas were attacked by General E. A. Carr with the Fifth U.S. Cavalry and Pawnee scouts…
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Due west 940 feet stood"Fort Wicked"Originally Godfrey's RanchFamous Overland Stage StationOne of the few posts withstanding the Indian uprising of 1864 on the road to Colorado. Named from the bitter defence make by Holon Godfrey.
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By 1700 Comanches moved south from the northern Rockies onto the plains of southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. They raided the Apaches and Spanish settlements from the late 1600s until 1779 when the Governor of New Mexico, Don Juan Bautista de Anza, …
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The isolated cone-shaped butte, east of this point and 10 miles north of Walsenburg, was named El Huerfano, "The Orphan," by early Spaniards. The name appeared in Spanish records as early as 1818. This butte was near the Trappers' Trail from Taos. Passed by…
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