Last Stop 'til Denver

Built by the Brantner Brothers in 1859, Four Mile House is the oldest standing structure in Denver, with a long history of female entrepreneurialism. In its early days, the house served as a store, restaurant, tavern and boarding house for travelers headed west along the Smokey Hill Trail. Meet the pioneering women whose hard work and vision brought the stage stop to life.

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Additional Reading

Four Mile Historic Park

The Park People

Colorado Encyclopedia – Seventeen Mile House

 

Claire's Clues