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Palisade in Mesa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Colorado River Highway

 
 
Colorado River Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2018
1. Colorado River Highway Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to
The Pioneers
of the
Mountains and the Valleys
of
Western Colorado

 
Erected 1931 by Grand Junction Lodge No. 575 B.P.O.E.
 
Location. 39° 9.537′ N, 108° 17.986′ W. Marker is in Palisade, Colorado, in Mesa County. Marker is on Interstate 70 Frontage Road at milepost 47, on the right when traveling north. Located at Exit 47 on Interstate 70 on the east side near a truck stop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1040 I-70, Palisade CO 81526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
More about this marker. This is the only plaque, of four, left on the obelisk. As of June, 2012, there were two left.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Colorado River Highway Marker and missing plaque looking south towards truck stop. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2018
2. Colorado River Highway Marker and missing plaque looking south towards truck stop.
Two additional missing plaques. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2018
3. Two additional missing plaques.
View of obelisk and remaining plaque looking west. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 7, 2018
4. View of obelisk and remaining plaque looking west.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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