Durango in La Plata County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lime Creek Burn 1879
The project was financed by federal funds and contributions from the conservation-minded Colorado Federation of Women's Clubs.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
Location. 37° 42.921′ N, 107° 45.26′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is on U.S. 550, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Durango CO 81301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rails Into the San Juans (approx. 7½ miles away); Silverton (approx. 7½ miles away); Hard Rock Resiliency (approx. 7½ miles away); Silver By The Ton (approx. 7.7 miles away); Silverton's Railroads (approx. 7.7 miles away); Swivel End-Dump Car (approx. 7.8 miles away); Shaft "Can" Skip (approx. 7.8 miles away); 1069 Greene (approx. 8.2 miles away).
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