Connects: Highway 133 (West Elk Look Scenic Byway), Crystal Valley Trail, River Valley Ranch Park (Triangle Park)
Carbondale, CO – Historic
The Thompson House Museum History Park features an authentic home, the Thompson House, built in the 1880s that contains many original artifacts, furniture and tools used by Oscar Holland and his wife, Hattie Thompson Holland. The Thompson House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (Holland-Thompson Property). This is an historic site in Carbondale, CO.
To get to this site from the Highway 82, turn onto Highway 133 (West Elk Look Scenic Byway) at the Carbondale traffic light. Continue on Highway 133 for 1.6 miles. Past the roundabout, turn right on Lewies Lane and the History Park with historic house will be on your right.
News about the site can be found at:
Post Independent (June 12, 2012) – Local history on display at historic Thompson House
Vail Daily (December 22, 2009) – A gift of historic proportions in Carbondale
More information about the Thompson House can be found at:
National Park Service – National Register of Historic Places – Holland-Thompson Property
Mt. Sopris Historical Society – The Thompson House Museum