Blue Jay Inn

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Blue Jay Inn
Blue Jay Inn.JPG
The inn in Summer, 2013.
Blue Jay Inn is located in Colorado
Blue Jay Inn
Location Deckers Rd. (Jefferson CR 126), Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Coordinates 39°23′17″N 105°16′23″W / 39.38806°N 105.27306°W / 39.38806; -105.27306Coordinates: 39°23′17″N 105°16′23″W / 39.38806°N 105.27306°W / 39.38806; -105.27306
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1880
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74000580[1]

The Blue Jay Inn, located in Buffalo Creek, Colorado was built in the 1880s and has served the local working lumbermen as a boarding house, been a girls retreat, operated as an inn and a restaurant. On October 1, 1974, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1] The Blue Jay Inn was in operation through the 1990s, and is currently undergoing rehabilitation for a planned reopening as a community gathering place.[2] The South Platte Enhancement Board awarded $17,700 towards the restoration of the inn after its 2007 grant cycle[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ [1], Blue Jay Inn Assessment (Colorado Preservation)
  3. ^ [2], Blue Jay Inn – Restoration (South Platte Enhancement Board)

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