Bradford House

Address: Ken-Caryl Ranch Property, located W. of intersection of North Ranch Road and Killdeer, Littleton, 80127.

Located on the Bradford Road west of the Dakota Hogback and northeast of the tollgate. The original ranch house was built in 1859. This building is the last remaining structure of what was Bradford City. It was founded and named for Major Robert B. Bradford who was an early pioneer. The house was abandoned by 1955 and burned in 1967, but its walls still remain today. Its large 1872 addition was constructed by contractor Michael Kelly with labor assistance from William Rafferty.
Quad Map/Date: Littleton, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S24, T5S, R70W
Elevation: c. 6150
Source: "Denver Westerner's Roundup," May 1964; Ken-Caryl Ranch Foundation records; Rocky Mountain News 11 August 1996; Jefferson County Grantor/Grantee records; Rocky Mountain News 3 January 1997.
Other Names: Ken-Caryl Ranch
Last Modified: Wed, May 24 2000

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