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Julesburg in Sedgwick County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Julesburg

 
 
Old Julesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 13, 2011
1. Old Julesburg Marker
Inscription. Due North 1235 Feet is the Original Site of Old Julesburg, named for Jules Beni, whose trading post was established at the "Upper Crossing" of the Platte prior to 1860, junction of Oregon and Overland Trails.
Pony Express Station, 1860-61.
Overland Stage Station, 1859-65.
Burned in Indian raid, Feb. 2, 1865.
 
Erected 1931 by The State Historical Society of Colorado, The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation, Citizens of Sedgwick County Colorado. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the History Colorado, and the Overland Trail marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.329′ N, 102° 21.704′ W. Marker is in Julesburg, Colorado, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on County Route 28 6 miles west of U.S. 385, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Julesburg CO 80737, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overland City (here, next to this marker); Neither Rain Nor Sleet (here, next to this marker); A Moving Story (here, next to this marker); Julesburg in Ashes (here, next to this marker); Hard Duty on the Plains
Old Julesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 13, 2011
2. Old Julesburg Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Sedgwick, Colorado Territory (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Campsites and River Crossings (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sugar Town (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Julesburg.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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