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Trinidad in Las Animas County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Christopher Carson

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2014
1. Christopher Carson Marker
Inscription.
Christopher Carson
Madison County Kentucky Dec. 24, 1809
Fort Lyons Colorado May 23, 1868

 
Location. 37° 10.613′ N, 104° 30.419′ W. Marker is in Trinidad, Colorado, in Las Animas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kansas Avenue and San Pedro Street. Touch for map. Marker is in center of Kit Carson Park. Marker is in this post office area: Trinidad CO 81082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Colorado - Trinidad Country / Trinidad - Army of the West (approx. half a mile away); World War II Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Viet-Nam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Women & Children's March, 1914 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Coal Miners' Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Coal Miner's Canary (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Clash of Cultures (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trinidad.
 
Also see . . .  Kit Carson Biography - Biography.com. Kit Carson was an American frontiersman, trapper, soldier and Indian agent who made an important contribution to the westward expansion of the United States….
Christopher Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2014
2. Christopher Carson Marker
(Submitted on October 12, 2014.) 
 
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Christopher Carson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2014
3. Christopher Carson
Christopher (Kit) Carson image. Click for full size.
Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)
4. Christopher (Kit) Carson
 
 
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 427 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on October 12, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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