“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 Kiowa, Colorado

Clickable Map of Elbert 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> Elbert County, CO (6) Arapahoe County, CO (15) Douglas County, CO (18) El Paso County, CO (342) Lincoln County, CO (4)  ElbertCounty(6) Elbert County (6)  ArapahoeCounty(15) Arapahoe County (15)  DouglasCounty(18) Douglas County (18)  ElPasoCounty(342) El Paso County (342)  LincolnCounty(4) Lincoln County (4)
Kiowa is the county seat for Elbert County
Kiowa is in Elbert County
      Elbert County (6)  
      Arapahoe County (15)  
      Douglas County (18)  
      El Paso County (342)  
      Lincoln County (4)  
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1Colorado (Elbert County), Kiowa — 272 — Kiowa
On Colorado Street (County Route 86), on the right when traveling west.
Frontier Communication. Kiowa was originally named after its postmaster, Henry Wendling. Such identifications were common among Colorado’s frontier hamlets, where the post office often was the town. Widely dispersed settlers would congregate . . . Map (db m45754) HM
2Colorado (Elbert County), Kiowa — Pioneer Women of Colorado
On Colorado Street (State Highway 86).
Erected by Pioneer Women of Colorado 1939 A.D. in memory of pioneers massacred by Indians. 1864 A.D. Hungate, Nathan W. and Ellen and Children Laura V., Florence V. 1868 A.D. Dietemann, Henrietta and son John, Louis Alma, Joseph BledsoeMap (db m45748) HM
3Colorado (Elbert County), Kiowa — 272 — Trail Under Siege / Rising to the Challenge
On Colorado Street (County Route 86), on the right when traveling west.
Trail Under Siege Indians of Colorado’s High Plains Kiowa and Comanche Indians migrated to these prairies in the 1700s, followed by Cheyennes and Arapahos in the early 1800s. The region’s vast grasslands, thick bison herds, and brisk fur . . . Map (db m45756) HM
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Dec. 2, 2022