Foss Park

AddressIndian Hills, 80454
QuadIndian Hills
SectionS17&18, T5S, R70W
SourceDittman & Brush, "Indian Hills," pp. 60-61.
Initialdate1993-10-28 00:00:00-06
Latestdate1994-07-28 00:00:00-06
HistoryMartin and Susan Foss purchased 163 acres in 1918. Part of this property became a Park or a Camp for members of the First Baptist Church of Denver. So many came that eventually seven buildings were constructed. After Susan's death, in 1938. Mr. Foss deeded the property to the First Baptist Church with the provision that he remain on the property for the rest of his life. In 1940 Mr. Foss commissioned Mr. Roehling to design and build a stone chapel in the park in memory of his wife.