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

La Plata County Freedom Trees

 
 
La Plata County Freedom Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
1. La Plata County Freedom Trees Marker
Inscription.  

These trees are dedicated to
the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001
by the Employees of
La Plata County Government.

September 11, 2002

"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty"
-Thomas Jefferson


 
Erected 2002 by Employees of La Plata County Government.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWar, Afghanistan. In addition, it is included in the The Freedom Tree series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
 
Location. 37° 17.573′ N, 107° 52.413′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is on Main Avenue (U.S. 550) north of 26th Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker and trees are on the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2600 Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Summer of Flames (within shouting distance of this marker); Community of Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Seasons of Healing
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Durango with views of Smelter Mountain (approx. 1.2 miles away); Early Durango circa 1889 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Main Post Office Professional Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jack Dempsey (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Newman Block (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durango.
 
La Plata County Freedom Trees and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
2. La Plata County Freedom Trees and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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