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Conejos County Colorado Historical Markers

 
Cumbres Pass Marker (<i>wide view; Colorado Highway 17 in background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, June 12, 2013
Cumbres Pass Marker (wide view; Colorado Highway 17 in background)
Colorado (Conejos County), Antonito — Cumbres Pass
This memorial is the property of the State of Colorado Cumbres Pass Near Continental Divide between the waters of the Rio Grande and the San Juan ”Cumbres” is Spanish for “Summits” Altitude . . . — Map (db m125500) HM
Colorado (Conejos County), Manassa — "The Manassa Mauler"
This monument is dedicated to Mary Celia Dempsey mother of William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey born June 24, 1895 He fought his way to become world heavyweight champion on July 4, 1919 and became known as the legendary "Manassa Mauler" My . . . — Map (db m80896) HM
Colorado (Conejos County), Sanford — 43 — Pike's Stockade
Near here, on the banks of the Conejos River, Zebulon M. Pike built a log stockade in early February, 1807, and for the first time raised an American flag over what is now Colorado. Pike's trek of 1806-07 was the second official United States . . . — Map (db m22701) HM

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