“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 Washington County, Colorado

Clickable Map of Washington 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> Washington County, CO (3) Adams County, CO (21) Arapahoe County, CO (15) Kit Carson County, CO (3) Lincoln County, CO (5) Logan County, CO (11) Morgan County, CO (5) Yuma County, CO (3)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)  AdamsCounty(21) Adams County (21)  ArapahoeCounty(15) Arapahoe County (15)  KitCarsonCounty(3) Kit Carson County (3)  LincolnCounty(5) Lincoln County (5)  LoganCounty(11) Logan County (11)  MorganCounty(5) Morgan County (5)  YumaCounty(3) Yuma County (3)
Akron is the county seat for Washington County
Adjacent to Washington County, Colorado
      Adams County (21)  
      Arapahoe County (15)  
      Kit Carson County (3)  
      Lincoln County (5)  
      Logan County (11)  
      Morgan County (5)  
      Yuma County (3)  
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1 Colorado, Washington County, Akron — Akron
Here - seemingly far from everywhere - the Lincoln Land Company, a division of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad, thought this place a likely site for a new town. It was, after all, the highest point between Chicago and Denver, and . . . Map (db m199981) HM
2 Colorado, Washington County, Akron — Indian Wars1864-1869
1865 Indian War In November 1864, in southeastern Colorado, U.S. Volunteer troops attacked Black Kettle's peaceful band of Cheyenne Indians at Sand Creek. In retaliation for the massacre and mutilation of 163 Cheyenne men, women, and children, . . . Map (db m199956) HM
3 Colorado, Washington County, Akron — Last Days of the Buffalo
For thousands of years, the grasslands supported staggering numbers of bison, from the giant species of 10,000 years ago to the smaller animals of today. As North America's largest land animal, the buffalo dominated all life on the Great Plains. But . . . Map (db m199982) HM
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Oct. 2, 2023