“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 Moffat County, Colorado

Clickable Map of Moffat 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> Moffat County, CO (8) Rio Blanco County, CO (7) Routt County, CO (8) Daggett County, UT (2) Uintah County, UT (12) Carbon County, WY (60) Sweetwater County, WY (86)  MoffatCounty(8) Moffat County (8)  RioBlancoCounty(7) Rio Blanco County (7)  RouttCounty(8) Routt County (8)  DaggettCountyUtah(2) Daggett County (2)  UintahCounty(12) Uintah County (12)  CarbonCountyWyoming(60) Carbon County (60)  SweetwaterCounty(86) Sweetwater County (86)
Craig is the county seat for Moffat County
Adjacent to Moffat County, Colorado
      Rio Blanco County (7)  
      Routt County (8)  
      Daggett County, Utah (2)  
      Uintah County, Utah (12)  
      Carbon County, Wyoming (60)  
      Sweetwater County, Wyoming (86)  
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1 Colorado, Moffat County, Craig — Elkhead CreekMoffat County
[center panel] Elkhead Creek drains an area to the north and east. It is 37 miles long and empties into the Yampa River a short distance to the south of this point. Elkhead Reservoir is a 25,500 acre-feet body of water, four miles north of . . . Map (db m166697) HM
2 Colorado, Moffat County, Dinosaur — Are We There Yet?
From this spot in the fall of 1776, you might have seen a small expedition crossing the plains below, heading west into Utah. The group was led by Atanasio Dominquez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante, two Franciscan friars attempting to find a . . . Map (db m154613) HM
3 Colorado, Moffat County, Dinosaur — Fight for the Heart of Dinosaur
"Echo Park Dam would back water so far that ... Echo Park and its magnificent rock formations would be submerged. Dinosaur National Monument as a scenic spectacle would cease to exist." Shall We Let Them Ruin Our National . . . Map (db m163444) HM
4 Colorado, Moffat County, Dinosaur — What Makes a Wilderness?
"A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not . . . Map (db m163443) HM
5 Colorado, Moffat County, Maybell — "I Do" Fire
On July 16, 1988, a lightning-caused wildfire burned over 15,000 acres of public and private land here as far as the eye can see. The “I Do” fire, named for a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) firefighter who was married on that day, . . . Map (db m114442) HM
6 Colorado, Moffat County, Maybell — Fort Davy Crockett
Built in this valley in 1837 by mountain men Thompson, Craig and Sinclair, what is the winter rendezvous of traders, trappers and Indians until 1840, after which it fell into decay and was abandoned.Map (db m154044) HM
7 Colorado, Moffat County, Maybell — Old Lodore School
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Old Lodore School 1911Map (db m154049) HM
8 Colorado, Moffat County, Maybell — The Johnson Homestead
Edwin C. Johnson served thirty four continuous years in public service to Colorado; Moffat and Routt County Legislator, Lt. Governor, three times Elected Governor and eighteen years as a United States Senator. In dedication to all . . . Map (db m114444) HM
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Sep. 24, 2023