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Joe P. Martinez

 
 
Joe P. Martinez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, July 2, 2011
1. Joe P. Martinez Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to honor Private Joe P. Martinez, Colorado’s first Congressional Medal of Honor recipient of World War II.
 
Erected 1988.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.383′ N, 104° 59.204′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from Colfax Ave.. Touch for map. Located just west of the Colorado State Capitol Building. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Sadie M. Likens (within shouting distance of this marker); Alfred Dach (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado State Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Smoky Hill Trail (about 300 feet away); Colorado Soldier's Monument (about 400 feet away); Sand Creek Massacre (about 400 feet away); Passing of the Street Car (about 400 feet away); In Honor of Christopher Columbus (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .
1. Joseph P Martinez - Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Joe P Martinez - Wikipedia
Joe P. Martinez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, July 2, 2011
2. Joe P. Martinez Marker
. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. HeroesNotable PersonsWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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