2016 Historic Driving Tour set for Saturday, May 14

Old Fort Lewis

Save the Date! 2016 Historic Driving Tour set for May 14.

In celebration of May as historic preservation month, the La Plata County Historic Preservation Review Commission presents the 3rd Annual La Plata County Historic Driving Tour on Saturday May 14, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited to stop by any or all of the tour sites to visit and learn about the rich history of Old Fort Lewis, the Breen Community Building and the Aspaas Family Homestead.  Lunch will be served by the Breen Community Building Association for $8.  Please RSVP for lunch by Wednesday, May 11th by calling 970-749-5338.

Tour sites include:

  • 9:00 a.m.        Old Fort Lewis Historic Library    18683 HWY 140
    • 9:30 a.m.         Presentation by Beth LaShell
    • 10:00 a.m.       Walking Tour (1/4 mile)
  • 12:30 p.m.      Breen Community Building           15300 HWY 140
  • 2:00 p.m.        Aspaas Residence                          17238 HWY 140
  • 4:00 p.m.        End of tour

There will be presentations about the history of each site.

For additional information, please contact the La Plata County Planning Department at (970) 382-6263 or visit https://lpccds.org/Planning.  A driving tour brochure and map is available at the La Plata County Planning Department, 211 Rock Point Drive, Durango, and at each location during the tour.  

Brochure & Map 
Published on 04/18/2016