Loveland in Larimer County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lone Tree School
Built in 1883 on land donated by B.R. Bonnell to serve families southwest of Loveland. Named for the single Hackberry tree growing nearby.
The school was closed in 1920 and was used as a community center until about 1940, then for grain storage until abandoned.
The building was donated to the Loveland community by the W.F. Morey family for preservation. The Loveland Bicentennial Committee of 1976 undertook restoration & completed the project in 1985 with the assistance of area organizations and volunteers.
Operated by the Loveland Museum & Gallery 5th and Lincoln
Erected 1976 by the Loveland Museum & Gallery.
Location. 40° 25.138′ N, 105° 5.708′ W. Marker is in Loveland, Colorado, in Larimer County. Marker is on West Lake Park Road 0.1 miles east of North Taft Avenue (County Road 17), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Lake Park Road, Loveland CO 80538, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Namaqua (approx. 2 miles away); Loveland (approx. 8.7 miles away); Elwood Mead (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Historic Fort Collins Weather Station Donated Land for the Agricultural College (approx. 11 miles away); The William C. Stover House (approx. 11.3 miles away); Antoine Janis Cabin (approx. 11½ miles away); Auntie Stone Cabin (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Loveland.
Categories. • Agriculture • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.