Elizabeth (1859, 6,478 feet) began as a small hamlet after brothers named Weber started a sawmill. In 1881 John Evans named the town, by then a stop on his Denver & New Orleans Railroad, for his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Gray Kimbark Hubbard. Today Elizabeth is luring city dwellers from Denver forty miles away, including artists such as the watercolorist Buffalo Kaplinski, who converted an old Farm-house to his home and studio. Black Forest Potters have an adobe studio at the southwest corner of Main and Chestnut streets.
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.