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c. 1870; 1975 restoration, Langdon Morris. W. Yale Ave. and 2800 S. Estes St. (NR)

Eighteen-inch-thick cobblestone walls with windows and doors framed with Morrison sandstone are eye-catching features of this stone Farm-house. Joseph Hodgson, a New Yorker who had joined the California gold rush, built the side-gabled house, with a rear attached shed of the same carefully matched Bear Creek river rock, on his 640-acre Bear Creek farmstead.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Stone House", [Lakewood, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-JF31.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 159-159.

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