“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fruita, Colorado

Clickable Map of Mesa 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> Mesa County, CO (26) Delta County, CO (19) Garfield County, CO (32) Gunnison County, CO (33) Montrose County, CO (36) Pitkin County, CO (14) Grand County, UT (27) San Juan County, UT (47)  MesaCounty(26) Mesa County (26)  DeltaCounty(19) Delta County (19)  GarfieldCounty(32) Garfield County (32)  GunnisonCounty(33) Gunnison County (33)  MontroseCounty(36) Montrose County (36)  PitkinCounty(14) Pitkin County (14)  GrandCountyUtah(27) Grand County (27)  SanJuanCounty(47) San Juan County (47)
Grand Junction is the county seat for Mesa County
Fruita is in Mesa County
      Mesa County (26)  
      Delta County (19)  
      Garfield County (32)  
      Gunnison County (33)  
      Montrose County (36)  
      Pitkin County (14)  
      Grand County, Utah (27)  
      San Juan County, Utah (47)  
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1 Colorado, Mesa County, Fruita — Butch CassidyIn the Grand Valley
Reportedly, in October 1899 Butch Cassidy and several members of the Wild Bunch, also known as the Hole-in-the-wall Gang, travelled through Grand Valley. From 1889 to 1904 this band of desperadoes thrilled local citizens and terrified many . . . Map (db m104504) HM
2 Colorado, Mesa County, Fruita — Dinosaur DiamondA Dual-State National Scenic Byway
About the Diamond The Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway (Dinosaur Diamond) is located in eastern Utah and western Colorado. Three-quarters of the 512-mile loop are within Utah. The segment within Colorado was designated the Dinosaur . . . Map (db m159772) HM
3 Colorado, Mesa County, Fruita — Fruita History & Recreation
A Brief History Fruita was founded in 1884 by William E. Pabor as a fruit growing colony. Pabor's early efforts to create a commercially viable fruit industry between California and the upper Midwestern states led to the Grand Valley . . . Map (db m159775) HM
4 Colorado, Mesa County, Fruita — Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial ParkField of Dreams
Colorado Western Slope Vietnam Casualties Charles Leland Adkins • Adam David Ballard • John Alvin Berry Thomas Louis Brown • Sam Burnell Jr • Austin Ray Chenoweth Billy Floyd Clark • George Arthur Clark • Mark Giles Danielson Leroy . . . Map (db m159770) WM
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Dec. 5, 2023