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

The Cache la Poudre River

 
 
The Cache la Poudre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael O'Neill, May 19, 2021
1. The Cache la Poudre Marker
Inscription.  
The Cache la Poudre River derives its name from powder cached by trappers near this spot--1836
 
Erected 1910 by Cache la Poudre Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 40° 37.434′ N, 105° 10.074′ W. Marker is near Bellvue, Colorado, in Larimer County. Marker is on Bingham Hill Road (County Highway 50E) 0.2 miles east of North County Road 23 (County Highway 23), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laporte CO 80535, 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. Old Flowers Store and Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Flowers House (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated to the Memory of Antoine Janis (approx. 0.9 miles away); In 1862 This Log House was Used as a Station House (approx. 1˝ miles away); This log house was built by French trader Sam Deon in 1858
The Cache la Poudre Marker in Pleasant Valley image. Click for full size.
By Michael O'Neill, May 19, 2021
2. The Cache la Poudre Marker in Pleasant Valley
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); The Historic Fort Collins Weather Station (approx. 5.4 miles away); Poudre Valley Bank/Salvation Army (approx. 5˝ miles away); 218 Linden (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellvue.
 
More about this marker. Just across from the vintage grain elevator at the Bingham Farm.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bingham Homestead Rural Historic Landscape. NPS National Register of Historic Places entry (Submitted on May 21, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado.) 

2. Bingham Rural Historic Landscape. Colorado Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on May 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Cache la Poudre Marker along the roadside image. Click for full size.
By Michael O'Neill, May 19, 2021
3. The Cache la Poudre Marker along the roadside
This affidavit is the property of the Cache la Poudre Chapter, NSDAR. image. Click for full size.
By Michael O'Neill, March 30, 1910
4. This affidavit is the property of the Cache la Poudre Chapter, NSDAR.
From the archives of the City of Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Last updated on June 1, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado.   4. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Michael O'Neill of Livermore, Colorado. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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