Near Trinidad in Las Animas County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Between Colorado and New Mexico
—Altitude 7,881 Feet —
Erected 1929 by The State Historical Society of Colorado from The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and by The State Highway Department. (Marker Number 10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the History Colorado marker series.
Location. 36° 59.672′ N, 104° 28.801′ W. Marker is near Trinidad, Colorado, in Las Animas County. Marker is on Interstate 25 at milepost 0, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Use exit 460 from Interstate 25 in New Mexico, into rest area to reach marker. Marker is in this post office area: Trinidad CO 81082, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Road to Santa Fe - Over the Pass / Santa Fe Trail Country - "Uncle Dick" Wootton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mountain Route (approx. 7.9 miles away in New Mexico); First Automobile in New Mexico Raton (approx. 8.3 miles away in New Mexico); A Clash of Cultures (approx. 12.1 miles away); The Coal Miner's Canary (approx. 12.1 miles away); Coal Miners' Memorial (approx. 12.1 miles away); The Santa Fe Trail (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trinidad.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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