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Breckenridge in Summit County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Barney L. Ford

1822 - 1902

 
 
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By Kevin W., July 2, 2012
1. Barney L. Ford Marker
Inscription. In memory of an escaped slave who became a prominent entrepreneur and black Civil rights pioneer in Colorado. In 1880, Ford opened Ford's Restaurant and Chop House in Breckenridge.
 
Location. 39° 28.842′ N, 106° 2.723′ W. Marker is in Breckenridge, Colorado, in Summit County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington Avenue and Ridge Street Alley on East Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 East Washington Avenue, Breckenridge CO 80424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hearthstone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Argyle Dance Hall (about 300 feet away); Riverwalk - Blue River Restoration (about 400 feet away); St. Mary's Church (about 500 feet away); The Exchange (about 500 feet away); Summit County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Soldiers of the Summit (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Harrison Briggle House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Breckenridge.
 
Also see . . .
1. Barney Ford House Museum. Summit Historical Society info page. (Submitted on July 30, 2012, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. Barney Ford House Museum. Town of Breckenridge
Barney L. Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 2, 2012
2. Barney L. Ford Marker
information page. (Submitted on July 30, 2012, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

3. Barney Ford Victorian Home Tour. Breckenridge Heritage Alliance information page. (Submitted on July 30, 2012, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil Rights
 
Barney L. Ford House Museum, Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 2, 2012
3. Barney L. Ford House Museum, Statue and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2012, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2012, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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