Near Trinidad in Las Animas County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Between Colorado and New Mexico
— Altitude 7,881 Feet —
Erected 1929 by The State Historical Society of Colorado from The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and by The State Highway Department. (Marker Number 10.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Colorado - History Colorado series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 36° 59.672′ N, 104° 28.801′ W. Marker is near Trinidad, Colorado, in Las Animas County. Marker is on Interstate 25 at milepost 0, on the right when traveling north. Use exit 460 from Interstate 25 in New Mexico, into rest area to reach marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trinidad CO 81082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Road to Santa Fe - Over the Pass / Santa Fe Trail Country - "Uncle Dick" Wootton (within shouting Trinidad: A Place to Explore and Discover… Create and Recreate..... Innovate and Invent (approx. 0.9 miles away); Palace Hotel (approx. 6.9 miles away in New Mexico); The Mountain Route (approx. 7.9 miles away in New Mexico); First Automobile in New Mexico (approx. 7.9 miles away in New Mexico); Raton (approx. 8.3 miles away in New Mexico); Temple Aaron 1889 (approx. 12 miles away); A Clash of Cultures (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trinidad.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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