Avon residents work to save historic barn

30th August, 2015 by

By scott miller

AVON — Before Avon became an incorporated town in the early 1980s, the place at the base of Beaver Creek was a ranching community. Now residents are trying to preserve one of the last vestiges of the days before the ski industry came to town.A barn built by Albert and Frances Hahnewald more than 100 years ago is perhaps the last historic building in Avon still standing on its original foundation. Since the 1980s, the barn has been used for storage by the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, on property that also holds the district’s Avon wastewater treatment plant. …

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