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Fremont Pass Marker & Highway Sign image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 28, 2017
Fremont Pass Marker & Highway Sign
Colorado (Lake County), Climax — Fremont Pass
This memorial is the Property of the State of Colorado Fremont Pass On Continental Divide between Arkansas and Blue River drainages Altitude 11,316 feet Western boundary of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. Named in . . . — Map (db m107978) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Climax — Top Secret
During World War II, the Fremont Station of the Harvard College Observatory on Ceresco Ridge was strictly off-limits to mine employees. No one knew what went on there. But Mine Superintendent Jack Abrahms regularly left his office so . . . — Map (db m107955) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Climax — Welcome to Climax!
A whole lot of Colorado history has happened right here on top of Fremont Pass. And it all happened because of a metal most people have trouble pronouncing. Molybdenum (moll-ib-den-um) is used to harden steel. More molybdenite ore (the . . . — Map (db m107976) HM
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 — 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 m95029) 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

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