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Saguache County Colorado Historical Markers

 
George W. Hazard Memorial Marker (left) image, Touch for more information
By Tom Bosse, May 30, 2018
George W. Hazard Memorial Marker (left)
Colorado (Saguache County), Saguache — George W. Hazard Memorial
On 8th Street (U.S. 286) at Pitkin Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 8th Street.
Left plaque George W. Hazard (1868-1938) was the second child of James Glann and Mary L (Stoddard) Hazard, and the only child to survive childhood. His older brother Henry died at the age of ten, and his younger sister Cora died in . . . — Map (db m120162) HM
Colorado (Saguache County), Saguache — Old Spanish Trail North Branch
On 8th Street (State Highway 285) at Christy Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 8th Street.
This sign marks an important junction of the Old Spanish Trail. Both forks, east and west, of the North Branch of this Trail converged at Saguache before continuing west of Cochetopa Pass and on to Los Angeles. The Old Spanish Trail was the . . . — Map (db m120165) HM
Colorado (Saguache County), Saguache — Otto Mears Park This tablet is the property of the State of Colorado
On 8th Street (State Highway 285) north of Pitkin Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
This park is dedicated to Otto Mears, Russian-born Colorado Pioneer, know as “The Pathfinder of the San Juan”, who came to the San Luis Valley in 1865. In Saguache (A Ute Indian word meaning “blue earth”), Otto Mears was . . . — Map (db m120163) HM
Colorado (Saguache County), Saguache — Saguache
On 8th Street (State Highway 285) at Christy Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 8th Street.
The land around Saguache (pronounced “sah-WATCH”) has been inhabited for thousands of years – first by unnamed nomads, later by the Utes (who camped here seasonally), and later still by Mexican traders bound for California on the . . . — Map (db m120166) HM

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