Near Maybell in Moffat County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Johnson Homestead
continuous years in public service to
Colorado; Moffat and Routt County
Legislator, Lt. Governor, three times
Elected Governor and eighteen
years as a United States Senator.
to all early homesteaders,
Ferne and Edwin Johnson
Erected this fence and preserved what
was left of the home they built in 1910.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 40° 31.059′ N, 107° 59.384′ W. Marker is near Maybell, Colorado, in Moffat County. Marker is on U.S. 40 6 miles east of Lowell Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker and subject homestead are located near the pull-out and parking area on the north side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63345 US Highway 40, Maybell CO 81640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "I Do" Fire (approx. 10.4 miles away).
Also see . . . JOHNSON, Edwin Carl.
Senator from Colorado; born in Scandia, Republic County, Kans., January 1, 1884; moved with his parents to a cattle ranch near Elsie, Nebr., in 1884; attended the rural schools; employed as railroad laborer, telegrapher, and train dispatcher 1901-1909; homesteaded on government land in Colorado in 1910. (Submitted on February 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.