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Crawford House

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1894. 1184 Crawford Ave. (northeast corner of 12th St.)

James H. Crawford's house, with its hipped third-story dormers, is of rough-faced sandstone from nearby Emerald Mountain. The right half of the full-width front porch is surmounted by a triangular pediment over a large, round entry arch. Crawford served as Steamboat's first mayor, postmaster, school superintendent, and state legislator. The Crawford family plot in the Steamboat Springs cemetery has a large granite marker with a carving depicting this house.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Crawford House", [Steamboat Springs, 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, 523-523.

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