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Camp George West – Mess Hall, Building #12


Address15000 S. Golden Rd, Golden 80401
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1980)
SectionS1, T4S, R70W
Elevation5768
SourceHistoric Building Inventory Record #5JF145.2, Colorado Historical Society.
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Initialdate1998-11-18 00:00:00-07
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HistoryDesigned by the Quartermaster at Fort Sam Houston and modified for Camp George West by George H. Merchant, this one-story, 1430 sq. ft., front gabled, vernacular, masonry building was constructed in 1936. It was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and is one of 17 mess halls built in an east-west row across the post.
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