West, John/Blakelee House

Address: At the end of Stanley Park Rd. on Bear Mt., Evergreen

In 1867, John West built this 1 1/2 story log cabin with a one room shed addition. John West came to Colorado after serving in the Union Army with his friend Billy Williams. The following year West brought his wife out from Piqua, Ohio. West farmed, worked as a timber cutter and as a mine blacksmith.
Quad Map/Date: Conifer, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S13, T5S, R71W
Elevation: c. 8200
Source: State Inventory Form #5JF385, 1975, Colorado Historical Society

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