The Rocky Mountain News

The Rocky Mountain News (HM3CC)

Location: Denver, CO 80202 Denver County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 44.879', W 105° 0.085'

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This tablet is the
Property of the State of Colorado

On this site stood the original home of
Rocky Mountain News
First newspaper established in
the Pike's Peak Gold Region
Founded by Wm. N.Byers, April 23, 1859,
Champion of Law and Order in
Jefferson Territory; "Advocate of
Faith in emerging Colorado.
Located on neutral ground between
pioneer towns, Denver and Auraria.
Building and press lost in Great
Cherry Creek Flood, May 19, 1864.
HM NumberHM3CC
Series This marker is part of the Colorado: History Colorado series
Marker Number32
Year Placed1934
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Colorado from the Mrs. J. N. Hall Foundation, commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the founding of Colorado's first newspaper
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 3:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 499878 N 4399786
Decimal Degrees39.74798333, -105.00141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.879', W 105° 0.085'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 52.74" N, 105° 0' 5.10" W
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Area Code(s)303, 720
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7780 Cherry Creek Trail, Denver CO 80202, US
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