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Designated Landmarks

John Lawrence Jr. and Nellie Townley House
960 5th Avenue

Landmark Designation: 2003

Construction Date: 1928

Architectural Style: English / Norman Cottage

John Jr. was the son of John Lawrence Townley, first elected treasurer of the Chicago-Colorado Colony. John Jr. and his family arrived in Longmont in 1871 when he was 9 years old. Nellie taught in the Longmont school system for 24 years as an English teacher at Longmont junior and senior high schools. Nellie is recognized as one of sixteen graduating seniors of Longmont High School in 1905. She also was State Poetry Chairman for the Federation of Women's Clubs.

HPC 2003-4