“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 Estes Park, Colorado

Clickable Map of Larimer 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> Larimer County, CO (48) Boulder County, CO (17) Grand County, CO (20) Jackson County, CO (6) Weld County, CO (36) Albany County, WY (42) Laramie County, WY (65)  LarimerCounty(48) Larimer County (48)  BoulderCounty(17) Boulder County (17)  GrandCounty(20) Grand County (20)  JacksonCounty(6) Jackson County (6)  WeldCounty(36) Weld County (36)  AlbanyCountyWyoming(42) Albany County (42)  LaramieCounty(65) Laramie County (65)
Fort Collins is the county seat for Larimer County
Estes Park is in Larimer County
      Larimer County (48)  
      Boulder County (17)  
      Grand County (20)  
      Jackson County (6)  
      Weld County (36)  
      Albany County, Wyoming (42)  
      Laramie County, Wyoming (65)  
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1 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Ancient Paths, Ancient Peoples — Rocky Mountain National Park —
Whose feet walked here first? As you walk this trail, imagine walking with you are other visitors, very different from those you would see today. They carry all their necessary gear: tools, food, clothing, and shelter. Rocky Mountain National Park . . . Map (db m162062) HM
2 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Animals in Flux
Elk descend to this meadow and other lowlands when higher elevations are blanketed by snow in fall, winter, and spring. Preferring forests by day, elk are most often seen grazing here at dawn or dusk. By 1900, elk were hunted out of this area. . . . Map (db m164275) HM
3 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Beaver Meadows Visitor CenterA Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright — National Historic Landmark —
The Beaver Meadows Visitor Center reflects the legacy of one the world's most creative architects, Frank Lloyd Wright. After Wright's death the firm he founded, Taliesin Architects, designed the building you see before you. Architect Thomas . . . Map (db m167993) HM
4 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Changing Times Bring Changing Uses
Over the years, Hidden Valley has been the site of many different kinds of human uses. Each has left its own changes on the face of the land - visible or invisible. Part of the forest was logged, and a sawmill operated here in the late 1800’s. Logs . . . Map (db m162486) HM
5 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Enos A. Mills
Father of the Rocky Mountain National Park internationally known naturalist, author, lecturer and nature guide Homesteaded on this site in 1885.Map (db m78715) HM
6 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Gore Range
Terra Tomah Mountain • 12,718ft (3877m) Mt. Julian • 12,928ft (3940m) Mt. Cracktop • 12,760ft (3889m) Mt. Ida • 12,880ft (3926m) Baker Mountain • 12,397ft (3779m) Mt. Stratus • 12,480ft (3804m) Mt. Nimbus • . . . Map (db m129894) HM
7 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Horseshoe Park
Hidden Valley Creek, below, once flowed directly into Horseshoe Park before its course was diverted by an Ice Age glacial moraine. Today, beaver continue to alter the creek's course by building dams that have created the chain of ponds visible . . . Map (db m164184) HM
8 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Rocky Mountain National Park Administration Building
. . . Map (db m152986) HM
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9 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Rocky Mountain’s “Parks”
What is a “Park?" In the early 1800s, French-speaking trappers called broad mountain meadows “parques,' meaning enclosures. Later, ranchers used these large, open basins to graze livestock. Today, Rocky Mountain National . . . Map (db m164185) HM
10 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Roger Wolcott Toll
The mountain index on this rock is a memorial to Roger Wolcott Toll Superintendent of Mount Rainer National Park 1919-1921 *** of Rocky Mountain National Park 1921-1928 of Yellowstone National Park 1929-1935 Civil Engineer ** Naturalist . . . Map (db m162344) HM
11 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — The Woodpecker Army — Rocky Mountain National Park —
Little Horseshoe Park was the site of the first Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp west of the Mississippi River. In May 1933, CCC workers set up a base in the meadow below to house about 200 men. This camp’s laborers became known as the . . . Map (db m162063) HM
12 Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park — Trail Ridge Road at Rock Cut
Drill, blast, then pick up the rubble. Drill, blast, then pick up the rubble. Workers repeated this process off and on for three summers to carve through these gneiss and shist layers and create Rock Cut. Trail Ridge Road, constructed from 1929 to . . . Map (db m163425) HM
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Apr. 21, 2024