Exchange Stables

Exchange Stables (HM29BM)

Location: New Castle, CO 81647 Garfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 34.281', W 107° 32.13'

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—New Castle Museum on the Street —

In the early days of New Castle, horses were at the center of all activity. The building before you was where that activity happened. C.H. Noren & Son, who rented horses and rigs for hauling, operated the livery business. Later Levi Strauss and A Schilling &t Co. rented buggies for trips to Meeker, Craig, and Steamboat Springs. The façade is typical of the false fronts used on utilitarian buildings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

This photo is from 1905, and it is worth noting that the 1904 Sandborn map of the town locates the livery a block to the east.
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HM NumberHM29BM
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByThe Downtown Group, Town of New Castle
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 282209 N 4383253
Decimal Degrees39.57135000, -107.53550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.281', W 107° 32.13'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 16.86" N, 107° 32' 7.8000000000002" W
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Area Code(s)970
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Vandeventer Ave, New Castle CO 81647, US
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