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Durango in La Plata County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

 
 
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
1. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Marker
Inscription.  

The first Rocky Mountain
Chocolate Factory was opened
on this site in May 1981. With
the support of the people of
Durango and her visitors,
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Factory, Inc. has grown to
become an international
franchisor with retail stores in
thirty states and Canada.

 
Erected 1992 by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 16.195′ N, 107° 52.922′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is on Main Avenue south of College Drive, on the right when traveling south. Store adjoins the famous General Palmer Hotel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 561 Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main St., Durango circa 1890 (within shouting distance of this marker); Durango - Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trails to Rails (about 400 feet away); a different marker
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
2. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Marker
Marker is to left of doorway, partially obscured by the street lamp pole
also named Trails to Rails (about 400 feet away); Bradshaw Circle (about 700 feet away); The Newman Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jack Dempsey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Main Post Office Professional Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durango.
 
Also see . . .  History of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. (Submitted on November 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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