Smoky Hill Trail

Smoky Hill Trail (HM2JM)

Location: Denver, CO 80202 Denver County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 44.418', W 104° 59.258'

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Property of the State of Colorado

Here was the end of the famous
Smoky Hill Trail
Immigrant and stage road extending
from the Missouri River to Denver.
Traversed by pioneers in 1858.
Surveyed by W.G. Russell in 1860.
Route of Butterfield's Overland
Despatch and Wells Fargo Express.
The trail took its human toll -
Death by thirst and Indian raids.
HM NumberHM2JM
Series This marker is part of the Colorado: History Colorado series
Marker Number40
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState Historical Society of Colorado, The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation, City and County of Denver
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 501059 N 4398933
Decimal Degrees39.74030000, -104.98763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.418', W 104° 59.258'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 25.08" N, 104° 59' 15.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)303, 720
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 411-499 Elm St, Denver CO 80202, US
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