Near Sterling in Logan County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Battle of Summit Springs
3 miles southeast from this point is the site of the
Erected 1934 by State Historical Society of Colorado-J.N. Hall Foundation/Boy Scout Troop No. 36 of Sterling, Colorado. (Marker Number 34.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the History Colorado marker series.
Location. 40° 32.102′ N, 103° 15.985′ W. Marker is near Sterling, Colorado, in Logan County. Marker is on State Highway 63 just north of County Road 16, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6830 Highway 63, Sterling CO 80751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Shaw Hadfield (approx. 3½ miles away); "Dinkey Engine" (approx. 6.4 miles away); Valley Station The Overland Trail (approx. 7.4 miles away); Indian Wars 1864-1869 (approx. 7.4 miles away); Fort Wicked (approx. 8.6 miles away); Sterling’s First Public School (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Battle of Summit Springs - Colorado Hotel Reservation Service. Located about 14 miles Southeast of Sterling, CO., The last Native American battle in the area was fought between the Cheyenne and Sioux Tribes and the Army Cavalry using Pawnee scouts on July 11, 1869. (Submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
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 843 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.