Near Vineland in Pueblo County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
San Carlos de los Jupes
Erected 1972 by the State Historical Society of Colorado, the Arkansas Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Colorado Department of Highways through the Robert S. Ellison Memorial Fund. (Marker Number 161.)
Marker series. History Colorado marker series.
Location. 38° 15.863′ N, 104° 27.474′ W. Marker is near Vineland, Colorado, in Pueblo County. Marker is at the intersection of Lane 36 (State Highway 231) and Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling north on Lane 36. Touch for map. Marker is just south of the Arkansas River bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Pueblo CO 81006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Fowler's Lookout - Fountain City (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Mormon Battalion (approx. 8 miles away); Fort Pueblo (approx. 8.3 miles away); Teresita Sandoval (approx. 8.3 miles away); Borderland - Pueblo / Railroads - Pueblo Country (approx. 8.4 miles away); Pueblo - Trail Days / Industrial Frontier - Pinon County (approx. 15.3 miles away).
More about this marker. Mrs. John B. Farley of the DAR Arkansas Valley Chapter did the research for the text of this marker, which was erected September 30, 1972 for the Colorado Bicentennial. Source: Colorado Historical Markers compiled and edited by Junann J. Stieghorst, 1978
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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