Healy House Museum

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Healy House
Healy House.jpg
Healy House Museum is located in Colorado
Healy House Museum
Healy House Museum is located in USA
Healy House Museum
Location Leadville, Colorado
Coordinates 39°15′7.96″N 106°17′18.01″W / 39.2522111°N 106.2883361°W / 39.2522111; -106.2883361Coordinates: 39°15′7.96″N 106°17′18.01″W / 39.2522111°N 106.2883361°W / 39.2522111; -106.2883361
Built 1878
Architect August R. Meyer
Architectural style Other
NRHP Reference # 70000164[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1970

Healy House Museum was the Leadville, Colorado home built in 1878 by mining engineer and city father August R. Meyer for his bride, Emma. For some time it was operated as a boarding house; two of the boarders were Dan Healy and his cousin Nellie.

Healy House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Currently it is a Colorado State Historic Site and is operated as a Victorian era museum by the state under History Colorado, together with Dexter Cabin. The two are located within the Leadville Historic District, which is itself a National Historic Landmark.

The restored house serves as an example of the "Elegant Eighties".[2]

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