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Historical Markers in Hesperus, Colorado

 
Clickable Map of La Plata 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 La Plata County, CO (32) Archuleta County, CO (6) Dolores County, CO (7) Hinsdale County, CO (9) Montezuma County, CO (62) San Juan County, CO (51) San Juan County, NM (28)  LaPlataCounty(32) La Plata County (32)  ArchuletaCounty(6) Archuleta County (6)  DoloresCounty(7) Dolores County (7)  HinsdaleCounty(9) Hinsdale County (9)  MontezumaCounty(62) Montezuma County (62)  SanJuanCounty(51) San Juan County (51)  SanJuanCountyNew Mexico(28) San Juan County (28)
Durango is the county seat for La Plata County
Hesperus is in La Plata County
      La Plata County (32)  
ADJACENT TO LA PLATA COUNTY
      Archuleta County (6)  
      Dolores County (7)  
      Hinsdale County (9)  
      Montezuma County (62)  
      San Juan County (51)  
      San Juan County, New Mexico (28)  
 
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1Colorado (La Plata County), Hesperus — Dominguez - Escalante Expedition
On August 10, 1776, there passed by here the expedition of Fathers Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante with eight companions. They were seeking a route to link the long established missions of New Mexico with Monterey, the . . . Map (db m71613) HM
2Colorado (La Plata County), Hesperus — Dominguez & Escalante
In 1776, Franciscan Fathers Francisco Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante, and eight companions explored what is now western Colorado, Utah, and northern Arizona as men of peace. In August 1776, Fathers Dominquez and Escalante and a . . . Map (db m153334) HM
3Colorado (La Plata County), Hesperus — Dominguez and Escalante
In 1776, Franciscan Fathers, Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Excalante and eight companions, explored what is now southern Colorado, Utah, and northern Arizona, as men of peace. Between August and December, 1776, Dominguez . . . Map (db m153336) HM
4Colorado (La Plata County), Hesperus — The Old Spanish Trail
Between 1800 and 1850, the Old Spanish Trail became a regional trade route between Santa Fe and California. Dominguez and Escalante traveled through this valley in 1776. Within twenty-five years of their expedition this trail became a . . . Map (db m71614) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022