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10th Mountain Division Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Syd Whittle, circa 2004
10th Mountain Division Memorial Marker
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — 10th Mountain Division MemorialSummit: Tennessee Pass, Co
Memorial 10th Mountain Division World War II In memory of our 990 comrades in arms who gave their lives on the WWII battlefields of Italy and the Aleutian Islands. Campaigns Northern Apennine Mountains, Po Valley, Kiska Major . . . — Map (db m97729) HM WM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — David May
The nationwide May Department Stores mercantile empire was born in September, 1877 when David May opened his first store in a tent 300 feet south of this tablet. From 1881 to 1888 the May Store occupied this site, at 318 . . . — Map (db m51809) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — 67 — Healy HouseA Regional State Museum — Property of the State of Colorado —
Erected 1878, by August R. Meyer, builder of Leadville’s first reduction works. Given to Leadville Association, 1936, by Nellie Healy, agent for the heirs of Daniel Healy. Presented to the State of Colorado by said association, 1947, and . . . — Map (db m51812) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — Hebrew Cemetery: Final Resting Place of Leadville Jews
The Hebrew Cemetery The Hebrew Benevolent Association established the Hebrew Cemetery in January,1880, in the Southwest corner of Leadville’s Evergreen Cemetery with the transfer of 101,000 square feet from the Union Veteran’s Association. The . . . — Map (db m135782) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — John B. "Texas Jack" Omohundro1846-1880
Born in Virginia, Texas Jack came west after the Civil War at age 16 to become a cowboy. He later made a name for himself as a plainsman and U.S. government scout who led the Pawnee Indians on their summer hunts and was guide for such notables as . . . — Map (db m121768) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — Matchless Mine
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Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — Norwegian Memorial99th Infantry Battalion (Separate) Memorial — Norwegian Operational Groups of the OSS Memorial —
World War II United States Army Ski Troopers 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate) The Viking Battalion Office of Strategic Services O.S.S. NORSO (Rype Group) Special Forces The 99th Infantry Battalion (SEP) was: Activated 10 . . . — Map (db m112932) HM WM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — Office of Stratigic Services (O.S.S.) NORSO (Rype Group) Special Force
The 99th Infantry Battalion (SEP) was: Activated 10 July 1942 at Camp Ripley Minnesota Deactivated 11 November 1945 at Camp Miles Standish, Boston Massachusetts Camp Hale Colorado was the main ski trooper training area located 5 miles north . . . — Map (db m95044) WM
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — Temple Israel: A Frontier Synagogue and Museum
The Jewish Settlement

The group of Jews in Leadville traced their roots to Germany. They tended to be assimilationists and practiced Reform Judaism, including worship services largely in English, women as members of the congregation, and . . . — Map (db m135817) HM


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