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Littleton in Arapahoe County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

A Memorial to the Pioneers

 
 
A Memorial to the Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2016
1. A Memorial to the Pioneers Marker
Inscription.  
A Memorial
to the pioneers of the
Upper Platte Valley
who began settlement
here in 1859

 
Erected 1929 by the Optimist Club of Littleton, Colorado.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 39° 36.82′ N, 105° 1.217′ W. Marker is in Littleton, Colorado, in Arapahoe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Main Street and West Littleton Boulevard. Located in the outdoor patio seating area of the Melting Pot restaurant. The building was formerly the Littleton Carnegie Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2707 West Main Street, Littleton CO 80120, 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. Arapahoe County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alfred G. Packer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Littleton War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); WWII 10th Mountain Division (approx. 2.7 miles away); Columbine High School
A Memorial to the Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2016
2. A Memorial to the Pioneers Marker
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); The Buckhorn Exchange (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Molly Brown House (approx. 8.8 miles away); Alfred Dach (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Littleton.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Carnegie Library becoming the Melting Pot restaurant. (Submitted on July 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Stone with plaque can be seen just to the right of the tree on left of photo. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2016
3. Stone with plaque can be seen just to the right of the tree on left of photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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