“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 Routt County, Colorado

Clickable Map of Routt 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> Routt County, CO (8) Eagle County, CO (8) Garfield County, CO (32) Grand County, CO (19) Jackson County, CO (6) Moffat County, CO (8) Rio Blanco County, CO (7) Carbon County, WY (60)  RouttCounty(8) Routt County (8)  EagleCounty(8) Eagle County (8)  GarfieldCounty(32) Garfield County (32)  GrandCounty(19) Grand County (19)  JacksonCounty(6) Jackson County (6)  MoffatCounty(8) Moffat County (8)  RioBlancoCounty(7) Rio Blanco County (7)  CarbonCountyWyoming(60) Carbon County (60)
Steamboat Springs is the county seat for Routt County
Adjacent to Routt County, Colorado
      Eagle County (8)  
      Garfield County (32)  
      Grand County (19)  
      Jackson County (6)  
      Moffat County (8)  
      Rio Blanco County (7)  
      Carbon County, Wyoming (60)  
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1 Colorado, Routt County, Hayden — Former Mine Sites of Mt. Harris & Victor American
Panel 1: Mt. Harris 1914-1958 The Colorado-Utah Coal Company's Harris Mine was opened June 12, 1914 under the direction of George Homer and Bryon Harris. The camp was first named Harris, but later changed, due to another established post . . . Map (db m116920) HM
2 Colorado, Routt County, Hayden — Range Lands
Taylor Grazing Act It belonged to everyone—and to no one. It was called free land, and both sheepmen and cattle ranchers wanted a piece of it. In this high, dry plateau country where water and grass are scant, cutthroat competition . . . Map (db m116922) HM
3 Colorado, Routt County, Hayden — The Hayden SurveysFerdinand Vandeveer Hayden — (1829-1887) —
Between 1859 and 1876, geologist Ferdinand V. Hayden explored privately and for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. His expeditions surveyed nearly all of Colorado, producing accurate maps and atlases, fossils for . . . Map (db m116921) HM
4 Colorado, Routt County, Steamboat Springs — Chamber Celebrates Centennial1907-2007
A trio of children at play — cowgirl, skier, and, miner — are the triad of our ranching, skiing, and mining heritage. Illustrated by Susan Gill Jackson and sculpted by Sandra Graves, both local artists, the art is a gift to the Steamboat . . . Map (db m193126) HM
5 Colorado, Routt County, Steamboat Springs — Steamboat Spring
Legend has it that three French trappers first noted this unusual spring in the Yampa Valley. The spouting spring, accompanied by a “chugging” sound, reminded them of a steamboat. Henceforth, since the early 1870’s, the trappers, . . . Map (db m166689) HM
6 Colorado, Routt County, Steamboat Springs — Steamboat Springs DepotNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m155799) HM
7 Colorado, Routt County, Steamboat Springs — Sulphur SpringTemperature: 72°
”Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment.” —Longfellow The most fragrant of the springs is the Sulphur Spring, with it odiferous sulphur gas, regarded by the native Indian tribes as . . . Map (db m155854) HM
8 Colorado, Routt County, Steamboat Springs — The Changing Yampa
For hundreds of years before the first settlers’ arrival in the valley, the Yampatika Utes enjoyed the beauty and resources of the Yampa Valley for their summer hunting. In the early 1800s, trappers began arriving, calling the area The Big Bend . . . Map (db m155800) HM
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Feb. 22, 2024