Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Phillipi was known for making the best harnesses in the region. Because horses were the chief source of power for farm, ranch and construction, the trade of harness making was of great importance in early day Fort Collins.
As a community leader. Phillipi served two terms on the town board of aldermen. In 1881, he was the first person to apply for service from the first water treatment system on Overland Trail.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
Location. 40° 35.298′ N, 105° 4.492′ W. Marker is in Fort Collins, Colorado, in Larimer County. Marker can be reached from Linden Street 0.1 miles north of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Collins CO 80524, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Poudre Valley Bank/Salvation Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Blunck House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mosman House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Auntie Stone CabinCarnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Antoine Janis Cabin (approx. ¼ mile away); The William C. Stover House (approx. half a mile away); Donated Land for the Agricultural College (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Collins.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.