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Cortez in Montezuma County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Notah Dineh Trading Company & Museum

345 W. Main

 
 
Notah Dineh Trading Company & Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 10, 2020
1. Notah Dineh Trading Company & Museum Marker
Inscription.  One of the first businesses located on this site was the Hi-way Station, a gas station, grocery and small trailer park owned by the Charlie Bowers family.

Bowers sold the property to the McGee family. The existing building was originally constructed in 1962 and served as the Taylor Grocery, owned by Raymond Taylor. During the 1970s, the Ben Franklin Store and Kent's Pharmacy were the principal businesses at this location.

Bob Leighton purchased the building in 1992 and undertook a major remodeling to its current southwestern stucco and post style construction.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
 
Location. 37° 20.908′ N, 108° 35.407′ W. Marker is in Cortez, Colorado, in Montezuma County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and South Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 345 West Main Street, Cortez CO 81321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldier's Homestead (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Montezuma County Court House
Notah Dineh Trading Company & Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 10, 2020
2. Notah Dineh Trading Company & Museum Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Marshal W.G. Clucas Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens State Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cortez Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Office Outpost (J.C. Penney Building) (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilson (Stone Block) Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Cortez Travel (Duncan Beauty Shop) (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cortez.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022