Near Fruita in Mesa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Colorado National Monument
Begun during the Great Depression and completed after World War II, scenic Rim Rock Drive remains an eloquent tribute to those who build it. Skilled workers, many from the local area, did the challenging work of drilling, blasting, and masonry while manual labor was done by hard working young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 39° 2.106′ N, 108° 37.824′ W. Marker is near Fruita, Colorado, in Mesa County. Marker can be reached from Rim Rock Drive. Touch for map. This marker is near the East Entrance of the Colorado National Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Junction CO 81507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Butch Cassidy (approx. 10 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 16, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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