National Register of Historic Places listings in Chaffee County, Colorado facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Chaffee County, Colorado.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 38 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
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Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Alexander House
Alexander House
November 7, 2007
(#07001148)
846 F St.
38°31′47″N 105°59′52″W / 38.529722°N 105.997778°W / 38.529722; -105.997778 (Alexander House)
Salida
2 Alpine Tunnel Historic District
Alpine Tunnel Historic District
April 1, 1996
(#80004632)
Along the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad tracks from Quartz to Hancock
38°37′46″N 106°24′02″W / 38.629444°N 106.400556°W / 38.629444; -106.400556 (Alpine Tunnel Historic District)
Hancock and Quartz
3 Behrman Ranch
March 27, 2012
(#12000143)
31715 U.S. Route 24 N.
38°52′48″N 106°09′40″W / 38.879909°N 106.161128°W / 38.879909; -106.161128 (Behrman Ranch)
Buena Vista
4 Bode-Stewart House
Bode-Stewart House
April 29, 2008
(#08000344)
803 F St.
38°31′49″N 105°59′52″W / 38.530292°N 105.997678°W / 38.530292; -105.997678 (Bode-Stewart House)
Salida
5 J. M. Bonney House
J. M. Bonney House
December 19, 1994
(#94001469)
408 Princeton Ave.
38°50′39″N 106°08′13″W / 38.844167°N 106.136944°W / 38.844167; -106.136944 (J. M. Bonney House)
Buena Vista
6 Bridge over Arkansas River
Bridge over Arkansas River
February 4, 1985
(#85000190)
U.S. Route 24
38°48′49″N 106°06′12″W / 38.813611°N 106.103333°W / 38.813611; -106.103333 (Bridge over Arkansas River)
Buena Vista
7 Brown's Canyon Bridge
Brown's Canyon Bridge
July 30, 2013
(#13000554)
County Road 191 crossing the Arkansas River
38°36′46″N 106°03′43″W / 38.612738°N 106.061884°W / 38.612738; -106.061884 (Brown's Canyon Bridge)
Salida
8 Chaffee County Courthouse and Jail Buildings
Chaffee County Courthouse and Jail Buildings
September 10, 1979
(#79000575)
501 E. Main St.
38°50′37″N 106°07′37″W / 38.843611°N 106.126944°W / 38.843611; -106.126944 (Chaffee County Courthouse and Jail Buildings)
Buena Vista
9 Chaffee County Poor Farm
Chaffee County Poor Farm
May 16, 1985
(#85001062)
8495 County Road 160
38°33′07″N 106°01′57″W / 38.551944°N 106.0325°W / 38.551944; -106.0325 (Chaffee County Poor Farm)
Salida
10 Comanche Drive-In
Comanche Drive-In
August 3, 2015
(#15000481)
17063 County Road 106
38°49′24″N 106°11′02″W / 38.8232°N 106.1839°W / 38.8232; -106.1839 (Comanche Drive-In)
Buena Vista
11 Commercial Hotel
Commercial Hotel
July 27, 2015
(#15000460)
43255 County Road 397
39°02′37″N 106°15′53″W / 39.0437°N 106.2648°W / 39.0437; -106.2648 (Commercial Hotel)
Granite
12 E.W. Corbin House
E.W. Corbin House
November 1, 1996
(#96001239)
303 E. 5th St.
38°31′53″N 105°59′33″W / 38.531389°N 105.9925°W / 38.531389; -105.9925 (E.W. Corbin House)
Salida
13 Crescent Moly Mine No. 100 and Mining Camp
October 11, 2003
(#03001005)
Address Restricted
Granite Located in the vicinity of the Vicksburg Mining Camp
14 F Street Bridge
F Street Bridge
February 4, 1985
(#85000192)
F St.
38°32′16″N 105°59′33″W / 38.537778°N 105.9925°W / 38.537778; -105.9925 (F Street Bridge)
Salida
15 William and Anna Fay House
William and Anna Fay House
July 27, 2015
(#15000461)
201 S. Colorado Ave.
38°50′30″N 106°07′43″W / 38.8416°N 106.1287°W / 38.8416; -106.1287 (William and Anna Fay House)
Buena Vista
16 Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church
January 20, 1978
(#78000834)
Main and Park Ave.
38°50′27″N 106°07′57″W / 38.840833°N 106.1325°W / 38.840833; -106.1325 (Grace Episcopal Church)
Buena Vista
17 Garret and Julia Gray Cottage
Garret and Julia Gray Cottage
September 12, 1980
(#80000884)
125 E. 5th St.
38°31′56″N 105°59′40″W / 38.532222°N 105.994444°W / 38.532222; -105.994444 (Garret and Julia Gray Cottage)
Salida
18 Head Lettuce Day-Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo Grounds
November 7, 2016
(#16000758)
2001 Gregg Dr.
38°49′23″N 106°09′17″W / 38.823078°N 106.154833°W / 38.823078; -106.154833 (Head Lettuce Day-Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo Grounds)
Buena Vista
19 Heister House
Heister House
October 8, 2008
(#08000965)
102 Poncha Boulevard
38°30′56″N 105°59′51″W / 38.515556°N 105.99745°W / 38.515556; -105.99745 (Heister House)
Salida
20 Hutchinson Ranch
Hutchinson Ranch
May 11, 1973
(#73000463)
2 miles east of Poncha Springs on U.S. Route 50; also 8911 W. U.S. Route 50
38°30′56″N 106°02′33″W / 38.515556°N 106.0425°W / 38.515556; -106.0425 (Hutchinson Ranch)
Poncha Springs Second address represents a boundary increase
21 F.A. Jackson House
F.A. Jackson House
April 15, 1999
(#99000445)
401 E. 1st St.
38°32′02″N 105°59′17″W / 38.533889°N 105.988056°W / 38.533889; -105.988056 (F.A. Jackson House)
Salida
22 Jacobs Building
Jacobs Building
December 22, 2011
(#11000946)
414 Main St.
38°50′36″N 106°07′42″W / 38.8433°N 106.128369°W / 38.8433; -106.128369 (Jacobs Building)
Buena Vista
23 Kelley-McDonald House
Kelley-McDonald House
July 27, 2015
(#15000462)
108 S. Pleasant Ave.
38°50′24″N 106°08′14″W / 38.8400°N 106.1371°W / 38.8400; -106.1371 (Kelley-McDonald House)
Buena Vista
24 Littlejohn Mine Complex
December 27, 1978
(#78000835)
Southwest of Granite
38°57′15″N 106°18′49″W / 38.954167°N 106.313611°W / 38.954167; -106.313611 (Littlejohn Mine Complex)
Granite
25 Manhattan Hotel
Manhattan Hotel
April 21, 1983
(#83001302)
225 F St.
38°31′54″N 105°59′10″W / 38.531667°N 105.986111°W / 38.531667; -105.986111 (Manhattan Hotel)
Salida
26 Maysville School
Maysville School
April 29, 1999
(#99000484)
South of U.S. Route 50
38°32′22″N 106°11′24″W / 38.539444°N 106.19°W / 38.539444; -106.19 (Maysville School)
Maysville
27 Morley Bridge
Morley Bridge
August 14, 2003
(#03000744)
County Road 297 at milepost 2.40
38°40′30″N 106°21′51″W / 38.675°N 106.364167°W / 38.675; -106.364167 (Morley Bridge)
Romley
28 Ohio-Colorado Smelting and Refining Company Smokestack
Ohio-Colorado Smelting and Refining Company Smokestack
January 11, 1976
(#76000548)
Northeast of Salida at the junction of County Roads 150 and 152
38°33′07″N 106°01′25″W / 38.551944°N 106.023611°W / 38.551944; -106.023611 (Ohio-Colorado Smelting and Refining Company Smokestack)
Salida
29 Pedro-Botz House
Pedro-Botz House
July 27, 2015
(#15000463)
7467 County Road 150
38°32′52″N 106°00′53″W / 38.5477°N 106.0147°W / 38.5477; -106.0147 (Pedro-Botz House)
Salida
30 Pine Hall
November 7, 2016
(#16000759)
43145 Cty. Rd. 397
39°02′37″N 106°15′53″W / 39.043505°N 106.264832°W / 39.043505; -106.264832 (Pine Hall)
Granite
31 Poncha Springs Schoolhouse
Poncha Springs Schoolhouse
January 25, 1990
(#89002375)
330 Burnett St.
38°30′53″N 106°04′17″W / 38.514722°N 106.071389°W / 38.514722; -106.071389 (Poncha Springs Schoolhouse)
Poncha Springs
32 Rock Ledge Ranch-Franzel Ranch
Rock Ledge Ranch-Franzel Ranch
July 27, 2015
(#15000464)
17975 County Road 338
38°49′27″N 106°12′03″W / 38.8242°N 106.2009°W / 38.8242; -106.2009 (Rock Ledge Ranch-Franzel Ranch)
Buena Vista
33 St. Elmo Historic District
St. Elmo Historic District
September 17, 1979
(#79000577)
Pitkin, Gunnison, 1st, Main, and Poplar Sts.
38°42′17″N 106°20′42″W / 38.704722°N 106.345°W / 38.704722; -106.345 (St. Elmo Historic District)
St. Elmo
34 Salida Downtown Historic District
Salida Downtown Historic District
June 14, 1984
(#84000800)
Roughly bounded by the Arkansas River, railroad tracks, 3rd and D Sts.
38°32′08″N 105°59′26″W / 38.535556°N 105.990556°W / 38.535556; -105.990556 (Salida Downtown Historic District)
Salida
35 Salida Livestock Commission Company
Salida Livestock Commission Company
July 27, 2015
(#15000465)
5005 E. U.S. Route 50
38°30′44″N 105°58′16″W / 38.5121°N 105.9711°W / 38.5121; -105.9711 (Salida Livestock Commission Company)
Salida
36 Valley View School
Valley View School
October 12, 2003
(#03001006)
8465 County Road 140
38°32′09″N 106°02′33″W / 38.535833°N 106.0425°W / 38.535833; -106.0425 (Valley View School)
Salida
37 Vicksburg Mining Camp
Vicksburg Mining Camp
March 8, 1977
(#77000364)
15 miles northwest of Buena Vista on Forest Service Route 390
38°59′55″N 106°22′34″W / 38.9986°N 106.3761°W / 38.9986; -106.3761 (Vicksburg Mining Camp)
Granite Remnants of a 19th century mining community (population c. 800).
38 Winfield Mining Camp
Winfield Mining Camp
March 10, 1980
(#80000883)
19 miles northwest of Buena Vista on Forest Service Route 390
38°59′08″N 106°26′24″W / 38.9856°N 106.44°W / 38.9856; -106.44 (Winfield Mining Camp)
Granite Remnants of a 19th century mining community (population c. 1500).

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Hortense Bridge
Hortense Bridge
February 4, 1985
(#85000191)
April 11, 1997
State Highway 162
Nathrop Bridge was disassembled to be relocated and was damaged and never reassembled

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