“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 Mancos, Colorado

Clickable Map of Montezuma 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> Montezuma County, CO (61) Dolores County, CO (7) La Plata County, CO (32) San Juan County, CO (51) Apache County, AZ (48) San Juan County, NM (28) San Juan County, UT (47)  MontezumaCounty(61) Montezuma County (61)  DoloresCounty(7) Dolores County (7)  LaPlataCounty(32) La Plata County (32)  SanJuanCounty(51) San Juan County (51)  ApacheCountyArizona(48) Apache County (48)  SanJuanCountyNew Mexico(28) San Juan County (28)  SanJuanCountyUtah(47) San Juan County (47)
Cortez is the county seat for Montezuma County
Mancos is in Montezuma County
      Montezuma County (61)  
      Dolores County (7)  
      La Plata County (32)  
      San Juan County (51)  
      Apache County, Arizona (48)  
      San Juan County, New Mexico (28)  
      San Juan County, Utah (47)  
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1Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — 1892 Horse-Drawn Pull Grader
With thanks and appreciation to Pete and Yvonne Doerfer for loaning the following items: For display only - please do not climb on this equipment. 1892 Horse-Drawn Pull Grader J.D. Adams invented the first successful . . . Map (db m122034) HM
2Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Bauer House
"Chiseled from Mancos Hill, George Bauer began to construct his home in June, 1889. The home was finished in December, 1890. Many Mancos residents pitched in to help with construction; however, the masonry was hand hewn by George. George Bauer . . . Map (db m153406) HM
3Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Cortez
Sleeping Ute Mountain Sprawling ten miles across the highlands west of here, Sleeping Ute Mountain comprises no fewer than seven separate peaks — and at least as many legends. According to one, the mountain took shape eons ago when a . . . Map (db m153394) HM
4Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Four Corners
Ancient Valley Cultures Their homes may now be less visible than the cliff dwellings of their Mesa Verde neighbors, but the ancient farmers of southwestern Colorado were far more numerous. By the twelfth century perhaps 12,000 people tilled . . . Map (db m153392) HM
5Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Mancos High School
Entered on the National Register of Historic Places, the Mancos High School building was constructed in 1909. It is the oldest high school in continuous use in the state of Colorado.Map (db m153405) HM
6Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Mancos Opera HouseBuilt 1910
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United states Department of the Interior January 9, 1988. Placed on the State Register of Historic Places January 27, 1988. This plaque was purchased . . . Map (db m121094) HM
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7Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Mesa Verde Country
Clockwise, from top left: Six ancestral Puebloan villages dating to around A.D. 1200 can be visited at Hovenweep National Monument although only Square Tower Sites are easily reached. The other sites are more remote and are not . . . Map (db m153391) HM
8Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — Southwest Survival
Dryland Farming The first workable system for farming Colorado's dry southwestern plateau emerged near here some 2,000 years ago. Over the next twelve centuries, ancient farmers gradually developed a series of techniques — water storage, . . . Map (db m153389) HM
9Colorado (Montezuma County), Mancos — The Columbine BarEst. 1910
As legend has it, The Columbine Bar was established in 1910, and continues to be one of the oldest operating bars in Colorado. In 1948 it was described in the Mancos Times as "an old bar run by old timers." It has always had a rather notorious . . . Map (db m121092) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022