Saturday, March 18, 2017

West Colfax Landmark: Bliss House

The Bliss House, located at 1839 Stuart Street, is a West Colfax landmark and was home to Colorado's last living Civil War Veteran.

Built: 1891

Year of designation: 1975

Current use: Private residence

This Lang and Pugh-designed home was built for Dr. and Mrs. Jerry and Lillian Bliss. Dr. Bliss, a Civil War veteran, lived here until his death in 1945, at the age of 99. He was last surviving member of the Grand Army of the Republic in Colorado at the time of his death.

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