Hardworking volunteers restore Colorado historical cabin
Hardworking volunteers restore Colorado historical cabin

Hardworking volunteers restore Colorado historical cabin

BY: Stan Moyer

CRESTONE—The less than 1000 square-foot log cabin is approximately 131 years old, but even before a volunteer restoration effort started late this summer, the log cabin’s roof was still present. The founder John Duncan of the late 1800’s settlement of Duncan, Colorado, occupying territory about 10 miles southeast of Crestone, owned the structure. Since after 1900, it was the only complete building left of the mining and Gold Rush town that had an estimated two to three thousand inhabitants during the 1880’s and 1890’s

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