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Colorado National Monument in Mesa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

John Otto

 
 
John Otto Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2020
1. John Otto Marker
Inscription.  

In recognition of
John Otto
Trail Builder, Promoter, and
First Custodian
of
Colorado National Monument
Est. May 24, 1911

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentExplorationParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 6.051′ N, 108° 44.076′ W. Marker is in Colorado National Monument, Colorado, in Mesa County. Marker is near the entrance to the park's Visitor Center, off Rim Rock Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fruita CO 81521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Tyng Mather (a few steps from this marker); Climbing Independence (approx. half a mile away); The Shape of Independence (approx. half a mile away); The Grand View (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tragedies on Rim Rock Drive (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ancient Environments (approx. one
John Otto Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2020
2. John Otto Marker and Sculpture
mile away); The Shapes of Erosion (approx. 1.6 miles away); Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado National Monument.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Otto and Colorado National Monument. (Submitted on November 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Otto at Find A Grave. (Submitted on November 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Colorado National Monument. (Submitted on November 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
John Otto Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2020
3. John Otto Marker
John Otto Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2020
4. John Otto Sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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