Valley Station

Valley Station (HMYK4)

Location: Sterling, CO 80751 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 37.111', W 103° 10.885'

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This tablet is the Property of the State of Colorado
3.8 miles north along county road is the site of
Valley Station,
built in 1859 as a stagecoach station of the Leavenworth and Pike Express. Station on the Overland Trail to California, 1862-67. Indian War outpost, 1864-65. Once defended by a breastwork of sacks of shell corn.Erected by the State Historical Society of Colorado from the Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation and by Troop No. 16, Sterling Scouts, B.S.A.1933
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HM NumberHMYK4
Series This marker is part of the Colorado: History Colorado series
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Marker Number29
Year Placed1933
Placed ByState Historical Society of Colorado
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 653828 N 4497999
Decimal Degrees40.61851667, -103.18141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.111', W 103° 10.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 6.66" N, 103° 10' 53.10" W
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Area Code(s)970
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21008-21040 GAR Highway, Sterling CO 80751, US
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