“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 Salida, Colorado

Clickable Map of Chaffee 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> Chaffee County, CO (11) Fremont County, CO (26) Gunnison County, CO (32) Lake County, CO (20) Park County, CO (20) Pitkin County, CO (14) Saguache County, CO (4)  ChaffeeCounty(11) Chaffee County (11)  FremontCounty(26) Fremont County (26)  GunnisonCounty(32) Gunnison County (32)  LakeCounty(20) Lake County (20)  ParkCounty(20) Park County (20)  PitkinCounty(14) Pitkin County (14)  SaguacheCounty(4) Saguache County (4)
Location of Salida, Colorado
    Chaffee County (11)
    Fremont County (26)
    Gunnison County (32)
    Lake County (20)
    Park County (20)
    Pitkin County (14)
    Saguache County (4)
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1Colorado (Chaffee County), Salida — Chaffee County Honor Roll Board[World War II]
[Roll of Honored Dead] Frank J. Coscarelli • Jack Rundell • Joe A. Barnhill Frank Holman • Roy J. Barnhill • John T. Fowler Raymond Thorpe • John N. Maestas • Cyril J. Coster Theodore D. Benjovsky • Laverne F. Knipp • Philip F. Scholl . . . Map (db m158549) WM
2Colorado (Chaffee County), Salida — 130 — Christmas 1806
Frustrated in their attempt to climb Pike’s Peak on November 27, 1806, Zebulon Pike and his party of 15 trudged on through South Park looking for the Red River, southern boundary of the Louisiana Purchase. After crossing Trout Creek Pass, the . . . Map (db m127876) HM
3Colorado (Chaffee County), Salida — Finding Our Roots / New Faces Along the River / Pike Explores the Valley
Marker A:Finding Our Roots Following ancient paths The history of Chaffee County as part of the United States began in 1803, with the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France. But human history was established here centuries . . . Map (db m116085) HM
4Colorado (Chaffee County), Salida — The Salida Steam Plant
Electricity was introduced in Salida in 1887 when a group of local townsfolk created The Electric Illuminating Company. In 1892 the then-named Salida Light and Power Company built a 1000-kilowatt steam generating plant at this location on the banks . . . Map (db m52403) HM
May. 15, 2021