Frisco Schoolhouse

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Frisco Schoolhouse
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Frisco Schoolhouse, Frisco Historic Park
Frisco Schoolhouse is located in Colorado
Frisco Schoolhouse
Frisco Schoolhouse is located in the US
Frisco Schoolhouse
Location 120 Main Street, Frisco, Colorado[2]
Coordinates 39°34′30″N 106°6′0″W / 39.57500°N 106.10000°W / 39.57500; -106.10000Coordinates: 39°34′30″N 106°6′0″W / 39.57500°N 106.10000°W / 39.57500; -106.10000
Area less than one acre
NRHP Reference # 83001333[1]
Added to NRHP September 15, 1983

The Frisco Schoolhouse (Site ID 5ST258), now a local museum regeistered on the National Register of Historic Places,[3] is an original one-room schoolhouse located in the Frisco Historic Park in Frisco, Colorado. The schoolhouse is located on its original location.[4] The building was first built as a saloon in the 1890s and later converted to a school, which now contains original blackboards and school desks. The museum also contains information about Ute people, Dillon Reservoir, mining, late 1800s clothing, and photographs.[2]

The Frisco Historic Park includes other original Frisco buildings from the late 1800s, including: a log chapel, jail, trapper's cabin and furnished homes.[2][4]

Frisco Schoolhouse[edit]

Frisco Historic Park[edit]

In addition to the Frisco Schoolhouse Museum, the Frisco Historic Park includes the following structures:[5]

  • Bailey House (c. 1895)
  • Bill's Ranch House (c. 1890)
  • Frank and Annie Ruth House (c. 1890)
  • Frisco Jail (c. 1881)
  • Log Chapel (c. 1943)
  • Niemoth Cabin (c. 1931)
  • Prestrud / Staley House (c. 1899)
  • Spring House (c. 1900)
  • Trapper's Cabin (c. 1942)
  • Wood's Cabin (c. 1860)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c Castrone, Linda; Castrone, James S. (2006) Insiders' Guide to Colorado's Mountains, 3rd Edition. p. 164.
  3. ^ National Register of Historic Places, Summit County, Colorado Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Wilson, D. Ray (1990) Colorado Historical Tour Guide. Carpentersville, IL: Crossroads Communications. p. 218. ISBN 0-916445-26-7.
  5. ^ Frisco Historic Park & Museum brochure, Frisco Historic Park & Museum, Retrieved June 29, 2012.

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