Durango in La Plata County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Newman Block
Major Daniel L. Sheets, cattleman and member of Colorado’s second state legislature, operated the U.S. Land Office here from 1898 through 1910.
Descendants of these early settlers of the Animas Valley gathered here to honor them in the centennial year of Colorado statehood. August 28, 1976
Location. 37° 16.348′ N, 107° 52.87′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and East 8th Street on Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jack Dempsey (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bradshaw Circle (approx. 0.3 miles away); [Old] Fort Lewis College (approx. 9.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 464 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.