Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Wall Street of the Rockies
— Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado —
Before the founding of the City of Denver, the tribe that camped in the area called themselves “Inuna-ina" meaning, “Our people.”
This tribe was also known as “Arapaho,” the word for “trader” or “buyer” in Pawnee. Denver’s founders honored the tribe with the names of Arapahoe Street and Arapahoe County. Note the change in spelling with the “e” at the end.
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 6e.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Colorado, Denver, Wall Street of the Rockies series list.
Location. 39° 44.93′ N, 104° 59.655′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from 17th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17th Street, Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rails and Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); All Washed Up (within shouting distance of this marker); D&F Tower and Skyline Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Coal Miner's Daughter (within shouting distance of this marker); National Woman Suffrage Movement (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Don't Panic (about 300 feet away); Private Profits and the Public Good (about 300 feet away); Out with the Old... (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.