You are here

Frontier Historical Museum

-A A +A
1905. 1001 Colorado Ave. (southwest corner of 10th St.)

This home on a quiet, tree-shaded street was converted in 1963 to a house museum with collections of old photos, animal skulls, and hats. The basement houses the Frontier Historical Society's archives, while the master bedroom features a model coal mine jammed with memorabilia. An oversized dormer and awkward-looking new brick columns on the full-length front porch make the house less graceful than many neighboring Victorian and bungalow dwellings.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Thomas J. Noel, "Frontier Historical Museum", [Glenwood Springs, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-GF09.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 482-482.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,