Frisco in Summit County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
— Listed on Colorado State Register of Historic Places —
Despite alterations to the house in the 1980’s, it is one of the best preserved buildings in Frisco on its original location and is an example of the town's early architecture. The house exchanged many owners until it was purchased by the Town of Frisco in 1998 for commercial space.
Erected by Town of Frisco, Colorado.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 39° 34.564′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 518 Main Street, Frisco CO 80443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foote's Rest (within shouting distance of this marker); "Ski for Light, Art for Sight" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stone Huts (approx. 3.6 miles away); Summit County Courthouse (approx. 7 miles away); The Wedding House (approx. 7 miles away); The Exchange (approx. 7 miles away); William Harrison Briggle House (approx. 7 miles away); St. Mary's Church (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frisco.
Also see . . . Staley-Rouse House. William and Alvarena Staley moved to Frisco from New Mexico in 1893 and stayed throughout the town’s slow period before the revival of mining in the early 1900s. William worked as a teamster hauling freight and operating a horse-drawn sleigh in the winter. Within a few years, his growing family and the town’s renewed prosperity prompted him to build a new log house on Main Street. Unfortunately, William died in a wagon accident on October 16, 1908, while the house was still being built. Alvarena saw construction of the house through (Submitted on April 23, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.