Information and photo provided by Douglas County
Experience living circa 1880 in Huntsville, the site of Douglas County’s first post office, at the Crull/Hammond Cabin open house on Saturday, September 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hosted by the Larkspur Historical Society, open house guests will learn about the history of Huntsville and some of its early pioneers on the site of Douglas County’s first post office.
This one-room cabin is the last remaining structure of this early pioneer settlement and was constructed of logs core dated to 1874.
It is located approximately one-and-a-half miles south of the corner of Bear Dance and Tomah Roads at 6225 Bear Dance Drive. From I-25 exit Tomah Road westbound for about an eighth of a mile, turn south on Bear Dance Drive and travel approximately one-and-a-half miles; the cabin is on the west side.
For more information on the open house, visit www.larkspurhistoricalsociety.com or e-mail Danna Hamling, Larkspur Historical Society president.