“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
4 entries match your criteria.  


Historical Markers in Florence, Colorado

Clickable Map of Fremont 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> Fremont County, CO (27) Chaffee County, CO (11) Custer County, CO (6) El Paso County, CO (341) Park County, CO (20) Pueblo County, CO (14) Saguache County, CO (4) Teller County, CO (40)  FremontCounty(27) Fremont County (27)  ChaffeeCounty(11) Chaffee County (11)  CusterCounty(6) Custer County (6)  ElPasoCounty(341) El Paso County (341)  ParkCounty(20) Park County (20)  PuebloCounty(14) Pueblo County (14)  SaguacheCounty(4) Saguache County (4)  TellerCounty(40) Teller County (40)
Cañon City is the county seat for Fremont County
Florence is in Fremont County
      Fremont County (27)  
      Chaffee County (11)  
      Custer County (6)  
      El Paso County (341)  
      Park County (20)  
      Pueblo County (14)  
      Saguache County (4)  
      Teller County (40)  
Touch name on this list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
1Colorado (Fremont County), Florence — Early Agriculture & Ranchingin Eastern Fremont County
Farmers found the soil in Eastern Fremont County to be rich and fertile and perfect for growing a variety of crops. The first successful orchardist was "Uncle Jesse” Frazer. He came to Colorado during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush and found no gold . . . Map (db m153161) HM
2Colorado (Fremont County), Florence — Florence's BeginningsFrom Apple Orchards to Oil Fields
[Left panel] Florence A historic Colorado oil town Enjoy your visit Caption: [Center panel] In 1859, Jesse Frazer fashioned a plow from a large cottonwood branch and planted his fields in the broad fertile . . . Map (db m153163) HM
3Colorado (Fremont County), Florence — James A. McCandless House120 North Pikes Peak Avenue — Constructed in 1889 • Architects: Balcomb and Rice —
This residence is the second home of the McCandless family and was built after he achieved substantial wealth from a variety of enterprises. The picture taken in March 1889 shows the McCandless family. The person 4th from the left is Florence . . . Map (db m153123) HM
4Colorado (Fremont County), Florence — Lt. Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition1806-7
Travel the route of these explorers and read Lt. Pike's own words from his journal U.S. Army Expedition to explore the United States' new southwest boundary with New Spain The men Lt. Zebulon M. Pike • Dr. John H. Robinson . . . Map (db m153110) HM
CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements

Oct. 5, 2022