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

Mountaineer Bowl

1948

 

— Elevation 7750 Feet —

 
Mountaineer Bowl Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
1. Mountaineer Bowl Marker
Inscription.  

"Highest Collegiate Football Field in the World"

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Football Champions

Coach, Willard "Pete" Pederson · 1954
Coach, O. Kay Dalton · 1963-64-65
Coach, "Ollie" Woods · 1966
Coach, William "Bill" Noxon
1971-73-74-75-76-77-78-79
Coach Carl "Duke" Iverson
1991-92-94-95-97-98


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
 
Location. 38° 33.108′ N, 106° 55.097′ W. Marker is in Gunnison, Colorado, in Gunnison County. Marker is at Mountaineer Stadium, off Escalante Drive, on the northern edge of the Western Colorado University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Mountaineer Sculpture Dedication/L. Richard "Dick" Bratton '54 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bruce-Frew American Legion Post No. 54 Hut and History (approx. half a mile away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); POW/MIA Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial
Mountaineer Bowl Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
2. Mountaineer Bowl Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Middle East [Desert Storm] War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Two Great Trains (approx. half a mile away); King Coal (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gunnison.
 
Also see . . .  About the Mountaineer Bowl. Western Colorado University entry (Submitted on October 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Mountaineer Bowl image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
3. Mountaineer Bowl
Mountaineer Bowl image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
4. Mountaineer Bowl
Mountaineer Bowl Track Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
5. Mountaineer Bowl Track Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 16, 2022