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"The Foreman" sculpture. Photo credit Hiwan History Museum

Hiwan Homestead Museum


The museum's restored 1890 - 1930 era rooms are a step back in time, to the days of a "summer cottage" in the mountains.

In the 1890's Civil War widow Mary Neosho Williams and her daughter were among the aristocratic society of Denver who camped at Evergreen. They acquired a simple log structure and hired a Scottish carpenter to convert it into a summer cottage. The property was named Camp Neosho, where overnight guests stayed in comfortably equipped tents with wood floors, stoves and double canvas walls.

Hiwan Homestead was a cherished mountain retreat for six generations of notable families lived in this rustic mountain lodge before it was developed as a museum by Jefferson County Open Space in 1974.

Admission is free.


Hiwan Homestead Museum
4208 S. Timbervale Drive, Evergreen, CO 80439
720-497-7650

For large group tours contact
the museum at 720-497-7650

Museum Hours:
Open Tuesday - Sunday
September-May Noon - 5:00 pm
June-August 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hiwan Homestead Museum Staff
Telephone number: 720-497-7650

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