We have only one chance to act on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve an important piece of our Estes Park history...
The Historic Stanley Home Foundation
Not surprisingly, the vision of the 1904 home of F.O. and Flora Stanley being converted to public uses through a non-profit organization has been discussed in the community over many years. After all, it was from this magnificent home that the early 20th century development of Estes Park was greatly hastened by the Father of Estes Park, F.O Stanley. The four-acre site and the home have been very well taken care of in its 115-year existence... read more.
Excitement is building for the purchase of the 1904 home of F.O. and Flora Stanley as The Historic Stanley Home Foundation Capital Campaign experienced an important turning point in the month of September. Led by the receipt of two lead gifts, the Campaign has now received gifts and pledges in excess of $1,300,000, which is […]Read More
We will be participating in the Estes Park Farmers Market on June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, and September 5th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please stop by our tent on June 6th for a piece of cake as we celebrate F.O. Stanley’s birthday! F.O. and his identical twin brother, F.E., were born on […]Read More
When F.O. Stanley, but recently recovered from a bout of tuberculosis, purchased land on which to build a summer home, there was as yet no Town of Estes Park, the community to whose subsequent growth and development over nearly four decades he would commit both his time and resources. The Stanley House, like the nearby […]Read More
As a history re-enactor, I marvel at the Stanley Historic Home as an ideal setting to celebrate the amazing stories of its original occupants. To enter this home is to be drawn immediately into its charm. Securing this historic treasure as a public site would be an economic, educational, and cultural “win” for our community, […]Read More