In 1864, the Callen family homesteaded the location that later became Beaver Creek. Beaver Creek was renamed Glendale. The stagecoach station was established in Glendale. John McClure built the Glendale House/Stagecoach Inn which was a popular restaurant and hotel serving the Glendale Station.
Penrose is a rural community with a population of about 6000 residents.
Paranormal Activities Reported:
Apparitions of a woman in white on horseback or on foot have been reported at this location. The local mythology is that this woman was a bride-to-be who was waiting for her future groom, who was killed in a hold-up on his way to the wedding.
Johns, S. (2008). Penrose, Colorado. Retrieved May 17, 2009 from http://www.penrosechamber.com/pastandpresentarticle.aspx
Shadford, A. (n.d.). A History of Beaver Creek, Beaver Park, and Penrose. Retrieved May 17, 2009 from http://beaverparkwater.com/documents/A_HISTORY_OF_BEAVER_CREEK.htm
Shadowlord (1998). Shadowlands Haunted Places Index. Retrieved March 2, 2009 from http://theshadowlands.net/places/colorado.htm
Penrose CO Colorado United States