National and State Register

Beckwith Ranch

Custer County

The property is associated with the development of large cattle ranches in south- central Colorado during the late 19th century.

A black-and-white image of the Beckwith Ranch buildings.

The Beckwith Ranch.

Elton and Edwin Beckwith were leaders within the ranching and political realms of the Wet Mountain Valley.  The expansive main house includes a porte cochere and tower.  Associated buildings are representative of vernacular wood frame agricultural outbuildings.