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

Main St., Durango circa 1890

 
 
Main St., Durango circa 1890 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
1. Main St., Durango circa 1890 Mural
Inscription.  

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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 16.22′ N, 107° 52.918′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and College Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 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. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Durango - Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trails to Rails (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Trails to Rails (about 500 feet away); The Newman Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bradshaw Circle (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.
 
Regarding Main St., Durango circa 1890. The historic Strater Hotel is highlighted in the upper left
Main St., Durango circa 1890 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
2. Main St., Durango circa 1890 Mural
of the mural.
 
Also see . . .
1. Strater Hotel History. (Submitted on November 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Durango History. (Submitted on November 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Strater Hotel (699 Main Ave) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
3. Strater Hotel (699 Main Ave)
 
 
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 47 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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