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Founded in 1866, Boggsville is one of Colorado’s earliest extant agricultural and trade centers. It is an important site for understanding the critical role played by Hispanic and Indigenous women in early Colorado trade networks.

Buildings at Boggsville in 1997.

Buildings at Boggsville in 1997.

Photo by Mark Wolfe.

The 1866 Boggs House and the recently restored 1867 Prowers House are among the earliest documented examples of Territorial architecture in the state. The property is associated with the Historic Resources of the Santa Fe Trail, 1821-1880 Multiple Property Submission. The Boggsville nomination was amended in 2022 to recognize the site for its importance in archaeology, commerce, Hispanic and American Indian heritage, women's history, and transportation. The site is also recognized as a nationally significant property