“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 Rio Grande County, Colorado

Clickable Map of Rio Grande 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> Rio Grande County, CO (6) Alamosa County, CO (36) Archuleta County, CO (6) Conejos County, CO (3) Mineral County, CO (3) Saguache County, CO (4)  RioGrandeCounty(6) Rio Grande County (6)  AlamosaCounty(36) Alamosa County (36)  ArchuletaCounty(6) Archuleta County (6)  ConejosCounty(3) Conejos County (3)  MineralCounty(3) Mineral County (3)  SaguacheCounty(4) Saguache County (4)
Del Norte is the county seat for Rio Grande County
Adjacent to Rio Grande County, Colorado
      Alamosa County (36)  
      Archuleta County (6)  
      Conejos County (3)  
      Mineral County (3)  
      Saguache County (4)  
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1 Colorado, Rio Grande County, Del Norte — Fremont Campsite
Near this spot John C. Fremont camped on his disastrous attempt to cross the mountains December, 1848Map (db m160592) HM
2 Colorado, Rio Grande County, Del Norte — Mark M. Jones, AIA1943-2016 — In Loving Memory —
. . . Map (db m160601) HM
3 Colorado, Rio Grande County, South Fork — A Passport Through Time
1. Some 10,500 years ago, the San Juan Mountains were well-known to post-ice age hunters. The Folsom culture, as they are now called, hunted bison and gathered plants in high mountain valleys. 2. More recently, Ute Indians lived in this area and . . . Map (db m153322) HM
4 Colorado, Rio Grande County, South Fork — Living on the Byway
Lake City — A City of Elegance Lake City was founded in 1874 and soon became the center for one of the richest lead and silver mining areas in Colorado. The 1870s were peak years for growth in Lake City but unlike most mining . . . Map (db m153323) HM
5 Colorado, Rio Grande County, South Fork — Rio Grande — A River of Life
Every drop of water has a destiny. From its pristine headwaters, approximately fifty miles west of Creede, the Rio Grande travels 1,885-miles through three states on its journey to the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Rio Grande humbly . . . Map (db m160576) HM
6 Colorado, Rio Grande County, South Fork — Watchable Wildlife
As you travel the Silver Thread Scenic Byway, through the heart of the San Juan Mountains, watch for wildlife. Elk, moose, mule deer, and bighorn sheep can be found along streams or rivers or in open meadows. Look near a forest edge or on a . . . Map (db m153324) HM
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Sep. 29, 2023