Beckett Lane/ Helen Hanson House/Chatfield House

Address: 116 Beckett Lane, Morrison 80465

Architect William Beckett originally started (c. 1880) with a small rectangular structure with a gabled roof and a gabled front closed-in porch. Later, a lean-to addition was put on the left side and another flat roofed addition coming out about 10' further in the front. The flat roof is enclosed with a low white balustrade. William Beckett, a cobbler, came from London, England to Morrison. His wife, Lucy, and two daughters, Florence age 6, and Lucy age 7, joined him two years later. Lucy was a trained nurse and he made shoes for the family and a few choice customers. Beckett was employed by John Ross's hardware and lumber company. He was also a carpenter and built a number of small houses in Morrison.
Quad Map/Date: Morrison, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S35, T4S, R70W
Elevation: c. 5750
Source: State Inventory Form, Lorene Horton, Morrison Historical Committee of the Jefferson County Historical Society, Aug. 28, 1975, Hiwan Homestead Museum Library
Last Modified: Wed, November 28 2012

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