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Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Top of the World

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

— Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado —

 
Top of the World Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. Top of the World Marker
Inscription.  Long’s Peak, visible at the end of 17th Street, is 14,255 feet in elevation.

The National Forest Service lists 54 peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation within the state of Colorado. Mt. Elbert at 14,433 feet it the highest peak in the Rocky Mountain chain. Though there are higher mountains in the United States, Colorado claims the highest low point in the nation – 3,350 feet.
 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 18e.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. In addition, it is included in the Colorado, Denver, Wall Street of the Rockies series list.
 
Location. 39° 44.687′ N, 104° 59.345′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street and Glenarm Place, on the left when traveling south on 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 475 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. Wall Street of the Rockies (a few steps from this marker); Western Philosophy (within shouting
View from marker North towards the Long's Peak direction. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. View from marker North towards the Long's Peak direction.
distance of this marker); Help! (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Denver Says "No" to Hate (about 300 feet away); Human Rights Hero (about 300 feet away); Dow Jones Average (about 300 feet away); Those Illustrious Browns (about 300 feet away); “I’m Either a Lawyer or I’m Not. Don’t Drag Being a Woman Into It.” (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website about the marker. (Submitted on June 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Longs Peak (right side). image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, July 24, 2006
3. Longs Peak (right side).
Mt. Elbert image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, August 15, 2015
4. Mt. Elbert
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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