“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Elbert County, Colorado

Clickable Map of Elbert County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Elbert County, CO (6) Arapahoe County, CO (15) Douglas County, CO (18) El Paso County, CO (342) Lincoln County, CO (5)  ElbertCounty(6) Elbert County (6)  ArapahoeCounty(15) Arapahoe County (15)  DouglasCounty(18) Douglas County (18)  ElPasoCounty(342) El Paso County (342)  LincolnCounty(5) Lincoln County (5)
Kiowa is the county seat for Elbert County
Adjacent to Elbert County, Colorado
      Arapahoe County (15)  
      Douglas County (18)  
      El Paso County (342)  
      Lincoln County (5)  
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1Colorado, Elbert County, Elizabeth — Elizabeth Main Street
On East Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
A visit to Elizabeth’s Main Street reveals some older building still used for day-to-day business, but it might surprise you to learn that many of these stores have been features of the Elizabeth scene for far more than a century! Start at the . . . Map (db m45757) HM
2Colorado, Elbert County, Elizabeth — Historic Section House
On East Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
The Denver & New Orleans Railroad was established in 1881. It was intended that the railroad would extend south from Denver, ultimately connecting with other railroads in Texas to establish a connection to New Orleans. Construction of the line . . . Map (db m45758) HM
3Colorado, Elbert County, Elizabeth — Olde Hotel Square
On Main Street just south of East Kiowa Avenue (State Highway 86), on the left when traveling south.
Built before 1880, this building originally faced east towards the railroad tracks. It became the Elizabeth Hotel in 1882 and catered to tourists and railroad crew members. It changed to the Arlington hotel in the early 1900's to include a . . . Map (db m203888) HM
4Colorado, Elbert County, Kiowa — 272 — Kiowa
On Colorado Street (County Route 86), on the right when traveling west.
Frontier Communication. Kiowa was originally named after its postmaster, Henry Wendling. Such identifications were common among Colorado’s frontier hamlets, where the post office often was the town. Widely dispersed settlers would congregate . . . Map (db m45754) HM
5Colorado, Elbert County, Kiowa — Pioneer Women of Colorado
On Colorado Street (State Highway 86).
Erected by Pioneer Women of Colorado 1939 A.D. in memory of pioneers massacred by Indians. 1864 A.D. Hungate, Nathan W. and Ellen and Children Laura V., Florence V. 1868 A.D. Dietemann, Henrietta and son John, Louis Alma, Joseph BledsoeMap (db m45748) HM
6Colorado, Elbert County, Kiowa — 272 — Trail Under Siege / Rising to the Challenge
On Colorado Street (County Route 86), on the right when traveling west.
Trail Under Siege Indians of Colorado’s High Plains Kiowa and Comanche Indians migrated to these prairies in the 1700s, followed by Cheyennes and Arapahos in the early 1800s. The region’s vast grasslands, thick bison herds, and brisk fur . . . Map (db m45756) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023