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Bowles House

Bowles House3924 West 72nd Avenue (click for map)

Edward Bruce Bowles came West in 1863 driving a herd of cattle across the plains. He homesteaded property in 1871, the year he married Elizabeth Longan. He was a breeder of fine horses and rode in the Denver Pioneer Parade each Colorado Day. The large red brick Bowles home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Westminster Historical Society  has preserved it as a museum, which is open to the public for tours every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and by appointment only from December 31 through April 20. 19th Century Bowles House


Present day Bowles House


For more information on the Bowles House, download the National Register of Historic Places registration form .  For tour information, contact the Westminster Historical Society at 303-430-7929.