Frank G. Bloom House

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Frank G. Bloom House
BloomMansion TrinidadCO.jpg
The Frank G. Bloom House in Trinidad, Colorado is part of the Trinidad History Museum
Frank G. Bloom House is located in Colorado
Frank G. Bloom House
Location 300 block of Main St, Trinidad, Colorado
Coordinates 37°10′15″N 104°30′23″W / 37.17083°N 104.50639°W / 37.17083; -104.50639Coordinates: 37°10′15″N 104°30′23″W / 37.17083°N 104.50639°W / 37.17083; -104.50639
Built 1882
Architectural style Late Victorian, Rococo Victorian
Governing body Colorado Historical Society
NRHP Reference # 70000166
Added to NRHP February 26, 1970[1]

The Frank G. Bloom House or Bloom Mansion is located in Trinidad, Colorado, USA, which is within Las Animas County. The Bloom Mansion is a late 19th-century building meant to serve as the personal residence of its owner. The mansion is located in Trinidad's 300 block of Main Street and has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1970.

History[edit]

Cattle baron and banker Frank Bloom and his wife Sarah had the mansion created in 1882. The building is constructed in a French style and used locally made bricks. The home is still decorated with an array of period furnishings including a horn chair and delicate porcelain figures.[2]

Trinidad History Museum[edit]

Today the home is part of the Colorado Historical Society's Trinidad History Museum. The museum, which is encompassed by the El Corazon de Trinidad National Historic District, features several homes in one block, including the Bloom House, the Baca House, which is next door to the Bloom Mansion, the Santa Fe Trail Museum, which features historic artifacts and exhibits about the Santa Fe Trail and Trinidad's heritage, and historic gardens around the properties.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Bloom Mansion, Trinidad History Museum, Colorado Historical Society, USA.
  3. ^ Background and History of Trinidad History Museum, Colorado Historical Society.