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Colorado
Lakewood
Lakewood Heritage Center
797 S Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood CO 80226
Phone
303 987-7850
Web Site http://www.lakewood.org/index.cfm?&include=/Culture/heritagecenter.cfm
Description Mansions, pump house & water tower, school, 1930's farm house, Belmar farm & Belmar Mansion
Type of Resource Museum
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

La Junta
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
35110 State Highway 194
La Junta CO 81050
Phone 719 384-2596
Alt Phone 719 384-2800
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/beol/
E-mail mailto:BEOL_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description reconstructed adobe fort, center of Bent, St Vrain trading empire with Southern Cheyenne & Arapaho, major Santa Fe Trail center
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 1833
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

Colorado
La Junta
Koshare Indian Museum
115 West 18th St
La Junta 81050
Phone 719 384-4411
Web Site www.ruralnet.net/~koshare/kid.html
Description Native American Arts & Crafts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Field of Study/Science Facility Anthropology
Group Identity Native American
Research /Reading Library

Lamar
Big Timbers Museum
7515 US Highway 50
Lamar CO 81052
Phone 719 336-2472
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Local History

Colorado
Las Animas
Museum Kit Carson
9th Street
Las Animas CO 81054
Phone 719 456-2507
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.bentcounty.org/sitesandcelebrations/historic.htm
Description local history from Kit Carson to WWII, jails, school, blacksmith shop, carriage house, stage station
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Jail
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
New or Updated: 04/10/2003

La Veta
Fort Francisco Museum
PO Box 977
La Veta CO 81055
Phone 719 742-5501
Web Site http://www.hchstsoc.org/
E-mail mailto:hchsffm@hchctsoc.org
Description original structure in the area, served as protection, post office, first train station, town center, now grounds hold three other early buildings
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Adobe
Era 1862
Owner/Operator: Huerfano County Historical Society

 

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