Near La Junta in Otero County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Santa Fe Trail
Erected 1908 by Daughters of the American Revolution; State of Colorado.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Santa Fe Trail series lists.
Location. 38° 2.769′ N, 103° 25.845′ W. Marker is near La Junta, Colorado, in Otero County. Marker is on State Highway 194 east of County Highway 35, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35110 CO Hwy 194, La Junta CO 81050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bent's Fort on Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); Traveling Through History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trading Post on the Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to the Borderlands (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Babel-Tongued Multitude (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Adobe Outpost (approx. 0.2 miles away); No Fur, No Fort Mountain Men to Merchants (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Junta.
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