Monument at Arapahoe Bar, 2 miles west of Golden, Colorado
Milligan, Edward William, 1869-
Charles L. Palmer, one of the first white people born in Jefferson County, Colorado, and the Sioux, Chief Big Snake pose at the dedication of a Arapahoe City marker. Chief Big Snake dressed in full regalia with a feather headdress and finged buckskins with decorative beadwork points to the sign. Palmer holds a gold pan in one hand and holds the top of a pick axe and shovel that leans on the monument. The bronze plaque is set into river cobbles and concrete.
Formerly M1645.; Misidentification hand-written on back of photoprint: "Franktown, Colorado. Cherry Creek Valley. Dedication of marker, May 12, 1946"; Title typed on label on back of photoprint; additional information: "Charles L. Palmer, first white man born in Jefferson County, Colorado, and the Sioux, Chief Big Snake. Courtesey of the State Historical Society of Colorado."; R7100066641
1 photonegative ; 11 x 14 cm. (4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.); 1 photoprint ; 11 x 14 cm. (4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Arapahoe City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1940-1950.; Plaques--Colorado--Arapahoe City--1940-1950.
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