Bells of Granite Glen Museum


Address: Upper Bear Creek Canyon, Evergreen

Built in 1920 by Mr. and Mrs. Winston Jones, this two-story field stone and frame house has a gable roof with center front dormer, medium gable roof and an enclosed porch. The structure housed an unusually large and excellent collection of bells belonging to the son of the original owners. The repository of bells have local, national, and international interest such as the school bell from Morrison School, cast in 1879; the first Denver and Rio Grande and Narrow Gauge locomotive bell, cast in 1872; clay bells found in pueblo ruins in Santa Fe; and a Japanese temple bell dated 1000 B.C. The museum has closed.
Sec/Town/Range: S9, T5S, R71W
Source: State inventory form 5JF397, Colorado Historical Society
Last Modified: Mon, June 26 2017
 


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