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Historic Niwot home with Ukranian roots


Bruce Warren

This house in Quiet Retreat was built by a family from Ukraine in 1931.

The area around in and around Niwot, known as the Left Hand Valley, has deep agricultural roots dating back to the late 1800s in the early settlement days of Colorado

Pioneer families such as the Caywoods, Williamses and the Goulds turned the prairie land into productive soils, producing wheat, sugar beets, and alfalfa. Many farms started alongside the nearby railroads and Niwot became a farm...

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