Barker House (Manitou Springs, Colorado)

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Barker House
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Barker House, also known as The Navajo Apartment Hotel
Barker House (Manitou Springs, Colorado) is located in Colorado
Barker House (Manitou Springs, Colorado)
Location 819 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado
Coordinates 38°51′28″N 104°55′0″W / 38.85778°N 104.91667°W / 38.85778; -104.91667Coordinates: 38°51′28″N 104°55′0″W / 38.85778°N 104.91667°W / 38.85778; -104.91667
NRHP Reference # 79000604
Added to NRHP 1979[1]

Barker House is a hotel in Manitou Springs, Colorado in the Manitou Springs Historic District. It is a National Register of Historic Places listing.[2]

History[edit]

Charles Barker bought Pine Cottage in 1881 and built an extension and expanded it to the "Barker House". Barker was previously a manager and Manitou House and schoolteacher.[3][nb 1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Manitou House was the first large hotel, built in 1872 on the present grounds of Memorial Park, near the present Seven Minute Springs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ National Register of Historic Places in El Paso County, Colorado. American Dreams. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  3. ^ Deborah Harrison (1 November 2003). Manitou Springs. Arcadia Publishing. p. 19. ISBN 978-0-7385-2856-4. Retrieved 4 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Deborah Harrison (November 1, 2003). Manitou Springs. Arcadia Publishing. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-7385-2856-4. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 

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