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Beierle Farm, House, Hudson Road & Ninety-sixth Avenue, Denver, Denver County, CO

Beierle Farm, House, Hudson Road & Ninety-sixth Avenue, Denver, Denver County, CO

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Summary

Significance: As a complex, the current Beierle Farm offers an example of the work process and flow of a wheat and grain farm and its methods of operation. In particular the grain bins and scale house offer examples of facilities frequently used by farmers in the area. Other buildings testify to the evolution of the farm from a dairy to a grain farm. The Beierle Farm also has significance as an example of farm evolution and development by Adams County, Colorado, tenant farmers. Tenant farming was a common pattern of land use and livelihood for much of the area during most of the twentieth century. The Ray Beierle family worked as tenant farmers for more than fifty years. They worked at this farm for three different landlords, the Grossmans, the District Land Owners Trust and finally for Box Elder Farms until 1990. In addition, the Beierle Farm house is a significant example of an 1890s vernacular hipped cottage.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N266
Survey number: HABS CO-124-A
Building/structure dates: after. 1889- before. 1900 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1950 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Andrews & Anderson, contractor
Andrews, Deborah, field team
Anderson, Nanon, field team
Hardaway, Karen, field team
Wegman-French, Lysa, transmitter
Thallheimer, Arnold, photographer
Mehls, Steven F, historian
Fischer, Jim, delineator
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Location

Denver (Colo.)39.72538, -105.01512
Google Map of 39.7253779, -105.0151187
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