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Silt Historical Park

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1981. 8th and Orchard sts.

Strategically located beside the D&RG tracks and the Cactus Valley Ditch, this building collection includes the first Silt Public Library, the hand-hewn two-story log Sallee House (1914, Leander Sallee), the one-room Jake's Pool Hall, a blacksmith shop, a country store, a cow camp cabin, and agricultural, logging, and mining equipment. The Austin School (1913) is a one-roomer where twelve grades were taught.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Silt Historical Park", [Silt, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 487-487.

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