Near Hesperus in La Plata County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Dominguez - Escalante Expedition
Marker series. This marker is included in the Dominguez y Escalante Expedition marker series.
Location. 37° 19.54′ N, 108° 7.976′ W. Marker is near Hesperus, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is on U.S. 160 0.8 miles from Cherry Creek Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hesperus CO 81326, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Spanish Trail (here, next to this marker); Dominguez and Escalante (here, next to this marker); [Old] Fort Lewis College (approx. 8 miles away).
Also see . . . Dominguez - Escalante Expedition - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on February 6, 2014.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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