Shawnee in Park County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Shawnee Historic District
[Reverse] The Shawnee Cemetery is 350 feet to the east. Since 1895 settler families of Tyler, Bonnifield, and Price have been interred. Civil War Union veterans, Private W. A. Bonnifield rests there. Prior valley history includes: Ute hunting ground, a route to South Park's 1859-60s gold rush and route of the 1878 Denver, South Park and Pacific narrow-gauge R.R. Homesteaders Azel & Alice Slaght, arrived in 1859-61. Long known
Erected 2008 by Citizens of Shawnee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 25.331′ N, 105° 33.331′ W. Marker is in Shawnee, Colorado, in Park County. Marker is on Frontage Road north of County Road 115, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56052 South US Highway 285, Shawnee CO 80475, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Park (approx. 10.7 miles away); Ralph Carr Memorial Highway (approx. 10.7 miles away); University of Denver (approx. 12.4 miles away); Drexel Lacey (approx. 12.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.