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

Potato Planter

 
 
Potato Planter Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
1. Potato Planter Marker
Inscription.  

Note the knives at the bottom of the
potato bin, which sliced the potato before
it dropped into the ground. Potatoes were
grown in Gunnison in the early pioneer days.
Donated by the
Jim and Zeta Graham Family
in memory of Partick Steven Graham

 
Erected by Gunnison Pioneer Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 32.631′ N, 106° 55.062′ W. Marker is in Gunnison, Colorado, in Gunnison County. Marker is on Adams Street south of Tomichi Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is on the Gunnison Pioneer Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 East Tomichi Avenue, Gunnison CO 81230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potato Digger (here, next to this marker); Jaw Crusher (a few steps from this marker); Water Pump (a few steps from this marker); Bell Grinder (a few steps from this marker); Jaw Crusher-Roll Jaw-
Potato Planter Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
2. Potato Planter Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Mine Ore Cart (a few steps from this marker); Rainbow Route Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine #268 (Cinderella) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gunnison.
 
Potato Planter Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
3. Potato Planter Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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