Near Sterling in Logan County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
William Shaw Hadﬁeld
William Shaw Hadfield
Margaret Seibert Hadfield
under the auspices of Elbridge Gerry Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution, Elbridge Gerry Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 34.869′ N, 103° 14.21′ W. Marker is near Sterling, Colorado, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Highway (State Highway 6) and County Road 22 on Grand Army of the Republic Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17994 Grand Army of the Republic Highway, Sterling CO 80751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Dinkey Engine" (approx. 2.9 miles away); Battle of Summit Springs (approx. 3˝ miles away); Valley Station (approx. The Overland Trail (approx. 4 miles away); Indian Wars 1864-1869 (approx. 4 miles away); Sterling’s First Public School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Fort Wicked (approx. 12.1 miles away).
Also see . . . William Shaw Hadfield - History of Colorado. The life history of William Shaw Hadfield is closely associated with the development of Sterling and the buildup of Logan County. He became the first permanent resident of Sterling although others had cattle camps in the vicinity but did not remain. (Submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.