Fort Garland

Fort Garland (HMF10)

Location: Blanca, CO 81123 Costilla County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 25.455', W 105° 25.895'

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This memorial is the
property of the State of Colorado
Fort Garland
United States military outpost
to protect settlers from
hostile Indians. Named for
Brig. Gen. John Garland
Commander of this district in 1858
Established 1858. Abandoned 1883
Commanded by Col. Kit Carson 1866-7
Erected by
the State Historical Society of Colorado
The Mrs. J. N. Hall Foundation
and by
The Huajatolla Chapter, Daughters of the
American Revolution of Walsenburg
HM NumberHMF10
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Colorado: History Colorado series.
Marker Number16
Year Placed1930
Placed ByHistorical Society of Colorado, Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and Huajatolla Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 461813 N 4142024
Decimal Degrees37.42425000, -105.43158333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 25.455', W 105° 25.895'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 25' 27.30" N, 105° 25' 53.70" W
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Area Code(s)719
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 151 Rd G G 5, Blanca CO 81123, US
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