If at First You Don't Succeed

If at First You Don't Succeed (HMVV6)

Location: Julesburg, CO 80737 Sedgwick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 56.536', W 102° 17.764'

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Cheyenne, Arapaho and Sioux warriors burned the first Julesburg in early 1865. The second Julesburg was formed here, just outside the Fort Sedgwick Military Reservation. At its peak, the community included a store, blacksmith shop, billiards saloon, stage station and two warehouses. The 1867 arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad north of the river ended the grandiose visions of town planners. Once again Julesburg was on the move - this time to meet the railroad.

The site of the second Julesburg is on private property along the bank of the South Platte River just north of here.

Julesburg, 1866, Plat Map

HM NumberHMVV6
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 727615 N 4535869
Decimal Degrees40.94226667, -102.29606667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.536', W 102° 17.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 32.16" N, 102° 17' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)308, 970
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18041-18999 Co Rd 28, Julesburg CO 80737, US
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