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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Commerce City, Colorado

 
Clickable Map of Adams County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Adams County, CO (20) Arapahoe County, CO (15) Broomfield County, CO (1) Denver County, CO (114) Jefferson County, CO (81) Morgan County, CO (5) Washington County, CO (3) Weld County, CO (23)  AdamsCounty(20) Adams County (20)  ArapahoeCounty(15) Arapahoe County (15)  (1) Broomfield County (1)  DenverCounty(114) Denver County (114)  JeffersonCounty(81) Jefferson County (81)  MorganCounty(5) Morgan County (5)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)  WeldCounty(23) Weld County (23)
Brighton is the county seat for Adams County
Commerce City is in Adams County
      Adams County (20)  
ADJACENT TO ADAMS COUNTY
      Arapahoe County (15)  
      Broomfield County (1)  
      Denver County (114)  
      Jefferson County (81)  
      Morgan County (5)  
      Washington County (3)  
      Weld County (23)  
 
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1Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — Early Years of Statehood
Early Years of Statehood In the early years of statehood, silver strikes at Leadville and Aspen brought settlers and money into Colorado. Rail lines, smelters, and refineries were built, and large coalfields were opened up. The High . . . Map (db m119387) HM
2Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — Habitat for Wildlife - A Rich History
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Located just eleven miles northeast of downtown Denver, the Refuge is the largest contiguous open space in the Denver metropolitan area. A major environmental restoration program will be . . . Map (db m119390) HM
3Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — Headquarters Area
This Headquarters area is dedicated in honor of all the Rocky Mountain Arsenal employees who accomplished the production, demilitarization, and environmental restoration at the Arsenal from 1942 until 2012Map (db m162066) HM WM
4Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — Headquarters for a New Mission
As the focus changed to environmental cleanup, Building 111 became the headquarters of this new mission-and of a public-private partnership among the U.S. Army, Shell Oil Co. and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Years of Partnership Called . . . Map (db m163885) HM
5Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — On This Site Stood the "White House"
Arsenal Beginnings Building 111, also known as the “White House, "was located north of the flagpole area. The building was the U.S. Army's headquarters from the time the Arsenal was established in 1942 until the building was . . . Map (db m163883) HM
6Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
In 1942, women and men of the U.S. Army built this Arsenal that helped achieve victory in WWII and the Cold War. With thanks to our partners, the U.S. Army, Shell Oil Company and their contractors, we dedicate this flagpole to the employees of . . . Map (db m119380) HM
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7Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — South Plants Fabrica Sur
Above this sign, a mile away, 230 buildings once stood. The U.S. Army constructed South Plants in 1942 to produce chemical weapons for World War IIMap (db m156147) HM
8Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — The Fourteeners
The Fourteeners There are 58 peaks in the Colorado Rocky Mountains that are above 14,000 feet in height. While 54 are generally acknowledged to be "14ers", most people who want to climb them want to climb all 58. They are contained in six . . . Map (db m119395) HM
9Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — Where's the Water?
Commerce City Commerce City was incorporated as Commerce Town in 1952 and became Commerce City in 1970. In 2004 the Prairie Gateway, a 917-acre parcel of land located along the western edge of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife . . . Map (db m119381) HM
 
 
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Dec. 10, 2022