Hornbek HouseEdit profile
The Hornbek House, also known as the Adaline Hornbek Homestead, in Florissant, Colorado was built in 1878 for Adaline Hornbek, who established a ranch in the area to the west of Pike's Peak in the 1870s. The log house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an example of an early homestead. It is an excellent eexample of homestead-era log construction, with unusual Greek Revival window trim on one wing. The property includes a number of outbuildings which were relocated to the site. The property was sold to the National Park Service in 1973 and is presently included in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
Adaline Hornbek was an early homesteader who established a substantial ranch in an area that had previously seen only subsistence farming.