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    • The expedition members crossed the Colorado River in Glen Canyon at the site now known as the Crossing of the Fathers.Glen Canyon-Wikipedia
    • A second ford of the Colorado River, named the Crossing of the Fathers, was successfully made two miles north of Dominguez Butte on November 7, 1776.Dominguez Butte-Wikipedia
    • At the Colorado River (then called the Rio Grande), the travelers forded at the Crossing of the Fathers above present day Glen Canyon Dam.Old Spanish Trail (trade route)-Wikipedia
    • However, in 1830, due to resumed hostilities with the Navajo, the Armijo route west to the Colorado River Crossing of the Fathers was not practical, and a new route north of the river had to be found, which used the trails of the fur traders and trappers of New Mexico through the lands of the Utes.Old Spanish Trail (trade route)-Wikipedia
    • Padres Butte marks the location of the Crossing of the Fathers, which is approximately a mile west of the butte.Padre Bay-Wikipedia
    • Padres Butte marks the site of the historical Crossing of the Fathers, a series of sand bars along the great bend in the Colorado River a mile west of the butte that once offered a fordable crossing of the river.Padres Butte-Wikipedia

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