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Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Colorado State Capitol Time Capsule

 
 
Colorado State Capitol Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, July 2, 2011
1. Colorado State Capitol Time Capsule Marker
Inscription.  Memorial Stone commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Colorado State Capitol. The time capsule beneath this stone contains messages and memorabilia from the people of Colorado in 1990 to its people in 2090. Dedicated by the most worshipful Grand Lodge AF and AM of Colorado, Donald P. Smith Jr. Grand master, August 4, 1990. Governor Roy R. Romer, President of the Senate Ted Strickland, Speaker of the House Carl Beverly Bledsoe, Chief Justice Luis D. Roviro. Contributors: Burlington Northern Railroad, Rocky Mountain News, Martin Marietta Corporation, Olinger-Moore-Howard Mortuaries.
 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list.
 
Location. 39° 44.378′ N, 104° 59.066′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E. Colfax Ave. and Grant St.. Located on the grounds of the Colorado State Capitol Building.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Armenian Genocide (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Colorado BB-45 (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan’s Memorial Day Order (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Irving Hale (about 300 feet away); Sand Creek Massacre (about 400 feet away); Colorado Soldier's Monument (about 400 feet away); Colorado State Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Joe P. Martinez (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 13, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Feb. 26, 2021