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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pueblo County, Colorado

 
Clickable Map of Pueblo County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pueblo County, CO (14) Crowley County, CO (2) Custer County, CO (6) El Paso County, CO (342) Fremont County, CO (27) Huerfano County, CO (2) Las Animas County, CO (41) Lincoln County, CO (4) Otero County, CO (17)  PuebloCounty(14) Pueblo County (14)  CrowleyCounty(2) Crowley County (2)  CusterCounty(6) Custer County (6)  ElPasoCounty(342) El Paso County (342)  FremontCounty(27) Fremont County (27)  HuerfanoCounty(2) Huerfano County (2)  LasAnimasCounty(41) Las Animas County (41)  LincolnCounty(4) Lincoln County (4)  OteroCounty(17) Otero County (17)
Pueblo is the county seat for Pueblo County
Adjacent to Pueblo County, Colorado
      Crowley County (2)  
      Custer County (6)  
      El Paso County (342)  
      Fremont County (27)  
      Huerfano County (2)  
      Las Animas County (41)  
      Lincoln County (4)  
      Otero County (17)  
 
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1Colorado (Pueblo County), Colorado City — Cuerno VerdeColorado
In the 1700s, this area of southern Colorado became a significant cultural crossroads for the Indian tribes of the high plains. Apaches and Kiowas, Utes and Comanches all pressed in to take advantage of the abundant buffalo and other game. This . . . Map (db m187029) HM
2Colorado (Pueblo County), Colorado City — Greenhorn Creek BridgeThe unusual bridge offered a window to travel on one of Colorado's earliest highways
Built in 1928, the Greehorn Bridge carried Pueblo County Road 273/Apache City Road over Greeenhorn Creek and was a rare example of a Warren deck truss structure. Because of its association with the early route known as the Great North - South . . . Map (db m189636) HM
3Colorado (Pueblo County), Colorado City — Santa Fe and Taos Trails
In the early 19th century, the Santa Fe and Taos trails became the most renowned trading rouses in the West. For 60 years, American and Mexican traders drove great caravans of prairie schooner across a sweeping sea of grass - an 800-mile route that . . . Map (db m188275) HM
4Colorado (Pueblo County), Colorado City — The Civil War in the SouthwestColorado
Although the most famous campaigns of the American Civil War took place in the East, the issues that divided Americans also brought the conflict into the West. In 1862, as the fighting entered its second year, Jefferson Davis, president of the . . . Map (db m188327) HM
5Colorado (Pueblo County), Colorado City — The Story Beneath Your FeetColorado
The Buffalo Symbol The buffalo symbol, displayed in the walkways of this plaza, has been developed to symbolize the great importance that this animal had in Plains Indian cultures. For peoples such as the Arapahos and Cheyennes, who moved . . . Map (db m188267) HM
6Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — 219 — A Highway for the Ages - Trail Days / Palmer's City - Pinon County
Panel 1 A Highway for the Ages Though less famous than the trails that brought American pioneers westward, the north-south route along the foot of the Rockies covers far greater distances in space and in time. This . . . Map (db m97734) HM
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7Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — 274 — Borderland - Pueblo / Railroads - Pueblo Country
Panel 1 Borderland The 1819 Adams-Ońis Treaty fixed the boundary between the U.S. and Spain at the Arkansas River, formalizing a centuries-old convention - the Arkansas had always been a border. Neighboring Indian tribes . . . Map (db m168584) HM
8Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — Fort PuebloSite of Indian Massacre — Dec 25, 1854 —
This memorial commemorating the Old Pueblo Fort Site erected by The Arkansas Valley & Pueblo Chapters, Daughters of the American Revolution. Dedicated Nov. 17, 1923. On Christmas Day, 1854, a massacre occurred at Fort Pueblo on the . . . Map (db m64755) HM
9Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — 44 — Jacob Fowler's Lookout - Fountain City
This tablet is the Property of the State of Colorado —— The hill one block east is Jacob Fowler's Lookout. Later called Sugar Loaf Hill. Near it in a log house Fowler and his trappers . . . Map (db m96053) HM
10Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — 219 — Pueblo - Trail Days / Industrial Frontier - Pinon County
Panel 1 Pueblo El Pueblo El Pueblo never achieved great commercial success, but one could make a living there. Built in 1842 by traders George Simpson, Matthew Kinkead, Robert Fisher, Jim Beckwourth, and several others, . . . Map (db m89335) HM
11Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — Teresita Sandoval(1811–1894)
Teresita Sandoval was one of the daring souls that arrived at the Pueblo settlement in 1841. Like other women of that time, she would witness and be partner to changes in her country. She departed from her traditional life as the wife of Manuel . . . Map (db m64751) HM
12Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo — 60 — The Mormon Battalion
This memorial is the Property of the State of Colorado ____ A detachment of United States Soldiers of The Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War spent the winter of 1846-47 near this site. . . . Map (db m96068) HM
13Colorado (Pueblo County), Pueblo West — Pueblo West Veterans Memorial
In Honor of All Pueblo West Residents Who Have Served in the Armed Services of Our Country. Dedicated by Pueblo West, VFW Post 5812, 30 May 1994Map (db m187024) WM
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14Colorado (Pueblo County), Vineland — 161 — San Carlos de los Jupes
By 1700 Comanches moved south from the northern Rockies onto the plains of southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. They raided the Apaches and Spanish settlements from the late 1600s until 1779 when the Governor of New Mexico, Don Juan Bautista . . . Map (db m64775) HM
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022