“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 Yuma County, Colorado

Clickable Map of Yuma 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> Yuma County, CO (3) Kit Carson County, CO (3) Logan County, CO (11) Phillips County, CO (1) Washington County, CO (3) Cheyenne County, KS (1) Chase County, NE (3) Dundy County, NE (5)  YumaCounty(3) Yuma County (3)  KitCarsonCounty(3) Kit Carson County (3)  LoganCounty(11) Logan County (11)  PhillipsCounty(1) Phillips County (1)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)  CheyenneCountyKansas(1) Cheyenne County (1)  ChaseCountyNebraska(3) Chase County (3)  DundyCounty(5) Dundy County (5)
Wray is the county seat for Yuma County
Adjacent to Yuma County, Colorado
      Kit Carson County (3)  
      Logan County (11)  
      Phillips County (1)  
      Washington County (3)  
      Cheyenne County, Kansas (1)  
      Chase County, Nebraska (3)  
      Dundy County, Nebraska (5)  
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1 Colorado, Yuma County, Wray — Buffalo Soldiers to the Rescue
Troops H & I, 10th Calvary {sic}, Buffalo Soldiers, were dispatched from what is now, Cheyenne Wells, Co. Troop H arrived on September 25, 1868 to the relief of the Forsyth Scouts, who were known to be in danger of total . . . Map (db m131269) HM
2 Colorado, Yuma County, Yuma — Battle of Beecher Island
In September 1868 fifty civilian scouts left Fort Wallace, Kansas, to fight Cheyenne and Sioux warriors, on the theory that experienced frontiersmen could defeat any enemy force. On September 17 the scouts approached the Arikaree River, twenty-five . . . Map (db m201049) HM
3 Colorado, Yuma County, Yuma — Yuma
Yuma takes its name from a teamster who died while working on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad and was buried beside the tracks. He never saw the town, which rose in 1886 as a cattle and shipping center. But homesteaders started fencing the . . . Map (db m201050) HM
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Jun. 10, 2023