“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Larimer County Colorado Historical Markers

Enos A. Mills Marker image, Touch for more information
By David J Gaines, June 7, 2014
Enos A. Mills Marker
Colorado (Larimer County), Estes Park — Enos A. Mills
Father of the Rocky Mountain National Park internationally known naturalist, author, lecturer and nature guide Homesteaded on this site in 1885. — Map (db m78715) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Estes Park — Gore Range
Terra Tomah Mountain • 12,718ft (3877m) Mt. Julian • 12,928ft (3940m) Mt. Cracktop • 12,760ft (3889m) Mt. Ida • 12,880ft (3926m) Baker Mountain • 12,397ft (3779m) Mt. Stratus • 12,480ft (3804m) Mt. Nimbus • . . . — Map (db m129894) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Antoine Janis Cabin
Joseph Antoine Janis was born in St. Charles, Missouri, in 1824. He made a claim on the Cache la Poudre River in 1844, intending to return later to build a home. In the summer of 1859, Antoine Janis, his Oglala wife First Elk Woman and their . . . — Map (db m105248) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Auntie Stone Cabin
This two-story cabin is a classic example of American frontier log construction. Sixty-three year old Elizabeth "Auntie" Stone and her second husband Lewis arrived in this area in 1864. The Army granted them permission to build a private residence . . . — Map (db m51972) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Blunck House
Blunck House In 1905, the newly remodeled Northern Hotel was opened by a group of local investors. H.L. Daily found sucess in that venture, and prosperity led him to have this stately family home built in 1906. The house was . . . — Map (db m52243) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Carnegie Library
The building that today houses the Fort Collins Museum was constructed in 1903, as a public library. Steel magnate Andrew Carnegie provided $12,000 in funds for the construction. Opened to the public on August 24, 1904, the Carnegie Library . . . — Map (db m51350) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Donated Land for the Agricultural College — (Colorado State University)
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Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Elwood Mead — 1858 - 1936
As a member of the Colorado Agricultural College faculty between 1883 and 1888, Elwood Mead established the first instruction in irrigation engineering to be offered by an American college or university. This work provided the foundation . . . — Map (db m52325) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — Mosman House
This property, part of the original Camp Collins, was purchased by the Mosman family on October 5, 1891. In 1892 prominent architect, Momtezuma Fuller (1858-1925) designed this house, in a distinctive Eastlake Victorian Queen Anne architectural . . . — Map (db m52324) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — The Historic Fort Collins Weather Station — National Weather Service Cooperative Station 05-3005
This is one of the longest operating weather stations in the western U.S. monitoring temperature, humidity, precipitation (rain, hail and snow), evaporation, winds, solar radiation, clouds, visibility, barometric pressure and soil temperatures. . . . — Map (db m98539) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Fort Collins — The William C. Stover House
Certificate of Recognition Let It Be Known to All Persons That "The William C. Stover House" at 503 Remington Street Is Hereby Officially Accepted As A Local Historic Landmark June 4, 1996 — Map (db m103934) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Livermore — Virginia Dale
Three-quarters of a mile northwest from this point is the original Virginia Dale famous stage station on the overland route to California, 1862 - 1867. Established by Joseph A. (Jack) Slade and named for his wife, Virginia. Located on . . . — Map (db m89595) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Livermore — 244 — Virginia Dale — Trails West — Welcome To Colorado —
What a welcome sight Virginia Dale must have been to nineteenth-century travelers. It was one of the largest stagecoach stations on the Overland Trail, offering hot meals and other conveniences to weary passengers - the equivalent, for its day, of . . . — Map (db m89639) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Loveland — Lone Tree School
  Built in 1883 on land donated by B.R. Bonnell to serve families southwest of Loveland. Named for the single Hackberry tree growing nearby.   The school was closed in 1920 and was used as a community center until about 1940, then for grain . . . — Map (db m89282) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Loveland — 20 — Namaqua
This Memorial Is the Property Of The State Of Colorado Namaqua Home, trading post and fort of Mariano Modena, early trapper, scout and pioneer. First settlement in the Big Thompson Valley. Station on Overland . . . — Map (db m51194) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Rocky Mountain National Park — Continental Divide — Milner Pass     elev.   10,759 ft.
The "great divide" separates drainage to the Atlantic from drainage to the Pacific. It traverses America from Alaska almost to Cape Horn. Atlantic Ocean «« drainage Cache La Poudre Creek drains into the Platte River which flows to . . . — Map (db m89106) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Rocky Mountain National Park — Old Fall River Road
To drive along Old Fall River Road is to travel back in time. The slower pace of driving on a winding dirt road recalls a time when traveling in a national park was both challenging and enchanting. From 1920 to 1932, Fall River Road was the . . . — Map (db m89121) HM
Colorado (Larimer County), Rocky Mountain National Park — Stephen Tyng Mather — July. 4. 1867. - Jan. 22. 1930.
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service. Defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done. — Map (db m88995) HM

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