Pueblo in Pueblo County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Jacob Fowler's Lookout - Fountain City
Property of the State of Colorado
The hill one block east is
Jacob Fowler's Lookout.
Later called Sugar Loaf Hill.
Near it in a log house Fowler
and his trappers lived in Jan., 1822.
Predecessor of Pueblo and founded
in the fall of 1858, ran west
from the hill to the Fountain River.
Men who came as goldseekers remained
to farm, trade, and found a city.
The state historical society of Colorado
from the Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation
the Fontaine Qui Bouille Charter, N.S.D.A.R.
Erected 1936 by The state historical society of Colorado from the Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and by the Fontaine Qui Bouille Charter, N.S.D.A.R. (Marker Number 44.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Settlements & Settlers Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Colorado - History Colorado, and the Daughters of the American Revolution series lists.
Location. 38° 15.824′ N, 104° 35.52′ W. Marker is in Pueblo, Colorado, in Pueblo County. Marker is at the intersection of South Joplin Avenue (State Highway 227) and Damson Street, on the right when traveling south on South Joplin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 South Joplin Avenue, Pueblo CO 81001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mormon Battalion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Teresita Sandoval (approx. one mile away); Fort Pueblo (approx. one mile away); Borderland - Pueblo / Railroads - Pueblo Country (approx. 1.1 miles away); San Carlos de los Jupes (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pueblo - Trail Days / Industrial Frontier - Pinon County (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Short bio of Jacob Fowler. (Submitted on July 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.