Del Norte in Rio Grande County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
John C. Fremont
on his disastrous
attempt to cross
Erected 1928 by State Historical Society of Colorado, Mrs. J. N. Hall Foundation, and the Del Norte Community Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Environment • Exploration. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1848.
Location. 37° 40.729′ N, 106° 21.132′ W. Marker is in Del Norte, Colorado, in Rio Grande County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Avenue (U.S. 160) and Oak Street (State Highway 112), on the left when traveling east on Grand Avenue. Marker is on the public library grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 790 Grand Avenue, Del Norte CO 81132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Mark M. Jones, AIA (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line).
Also see . . .
1. CHAPTER IV: The Great Reconnaissance and the Rediscovery of the Southwest
2. John C. Frémont Bio at Colorado Encyclopedia. (Submitted on November 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Chapter IV: The New West is Explored.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.