Barnes-Peery House

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Barnes-Peery House
Barnes-Peery House Golden CO.jpg
Barnes Mansion
Barnes-Peery House is located in Colorado
Barnes-Peery House
Location 622 Water St., Golden, Colorado
Coordinates 39°45′29″N 105°13′16″W / 39.75806°N 105.22111°W / 39.75806; -105.22111Coordinates: 39°45′29″N 105°13′16″W / 39.75806°N 105.22111°W / 39.75806; -105.22111
Area less than one acre
Built 1865
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

01001105

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Added to NRHP October 12, 2001

The Barnes-Peery House, known commonly as the Barnes Mansion, is one of the oldest private homes of Jefferson County, Colorado, USA. It was built in 1865 by David Barnes, the first flour miller in Jefferson County, who had just moved his flouring mill (a business still operating today as the Golden Mill) to Golden after establishing it on Bear Creek to the south the year before. The Barnes home was the first major brick house in Jefferson County, and is designed in Italianate style, featuring rows of stone arched windows. A rear carriage house was built in 1871. While living here Barnes founded Loveland, Colorado, in 1873. After surviving a fire that destroyed its roof in 1875, the home went on to house other owners of the flour mill, including the Peery family who operated the business for much of the 20th century.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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