George Jackson built his three-story red brick house in the Second Empire style, using light stone for the elaborate quoins and window treatment. Various porches, large bays, and attic rooms under a mansard roof made it large enough to be converted in 1914 to the county poor farm, which housed indigents. Now a vacant relic, it seems forgotten in a grove of trees inside a horse pasture.
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Ouray County Poorhouse
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