Indian Hills Trading Post


Address: 5490 Parmalee Gulch Rd., Indian Hills 80454

Designed and built by Al Rigg, Jr., in 1923 for Denverite George W. Olinger, this rectangular log lodge has twin dormers on the second story and fronted by a large stone porch. The lodge was originally called Ho Cha Nee Stea, or Chief's Inn, and was the first stopping place for buses and cars bringing sightseers and prospective buyers to Indian Hills. In 1925, the first post office in Indian Hills opened in the structure with Frank Brinkhaus appointed postmaster.
Quad Map/Date: Indian Hills, 1966
Sec/Town/Range: S16, T5S, R70W
Elevation: c. 6500
Source: Historic Building Inventory Record #5JF371, 1986, Colorado Historical Society.
See Also: Ho Cha Nee Stea, Chief's Inn
 


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