413 Collyer Street
Landmark Designation: 1988
Construction Date: 1901
Architectural Style: Queen
Earl Sprague was a prominent local builder. He had a habit of occupying homes
he built for a relatively short period of time, sometimes living in them less
than a year.
Hugh Large came to Longmont in 1898 to each at Liberty Hall. Mr. Large married
Lew Ellen Pennock in 1903 and they moved 413 Collyer Street the same year.
In 1922, after being a dark horse candidate, he was appointed Longmont postmaster
and held that post until 1934. For many years, Mr. Large was involved in the
real estate and insurance business and operated out of the Imperial
If you would like to learn more about this property, please see our architectural
survey that was completed on the property in 2002.