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Antelope Springs

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1876–1903. 12 miles southwest of Creede at the confluence of Trout Creek and the Rio Grande

This stage stop, also known as Antelope Park, was named for a salt lick that attracted deer, antelope, and other creatures. The Texas Club (Freeman Ranch) (1866) is a two-story log lodge with porches on the south and west sides and a rock fence in front. The oldest building in the county, it is now surrounded by summer homes in a compound known as the Texas Club or Antelope Park Club. Several other summer resorts are scattered around this wild and remote mountain valley.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Antelope Springs", [, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-ML19.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 436-436.

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