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Bellvue in Larimer County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Flowers Store and Post Office

Built 1880's

 

— By Jacob Flowers, Founder of Bellvue —

 
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By Michael O'Neill, May 19, 2021
1. Old Flowers Store and Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Cache la Poudre Grange 456
Since 1948

 
Erected 1990 by Cache la Poudre Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 40° 37.761′ N, 105° 10.306′ W. Marker is in Bellvue, Colorado, in Larimer County. Marker is at the intersection of Rist Canyon Road and North County Road 23 (County Road 23), on the left when traveling west on Rist Canyon Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellvue CO 80512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Flowers House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cache la Poudre River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Antoine Janis (approx. one mile away); In 1862 This Log House was Used as a Station House (approx. 1.8 miles away); This log house was built by French trader Sam Deon in 1858
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By Michael O'Neill, May 19, 2021
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); The Historic Fort Collins Weather Station (approx. 5.8 miles away); Poudre Valley Bank/Salvation Army (approx. 5.8 miles away); 218 Linden (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellvue.
 
Also see . . .  The Bellvue Grange Is All Lit Up. This reflects a reliable, brief history of this building in its important context, as well as a note about the Grange movement in US History. It includes historic images. (Submitted on May 22, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado.) 
 
Old Flowers Store and Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Michael O'Neill, May 19, 2021
3. Old Flowers Store and Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Last updated on June 1, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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