Byers- Evans House Museum

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Victoria, the name of the house used by The Byers-Evans family was built in 1883. The house was originally built for William N. Beyers.

Victoria, the name of the house used by The Byers-Evans family was built in 1883. The house was originally built for William N. Beyers. Beyers originally printed the Rocky Mountain News on April 23rd, 1859. Beyers became close friends with John Evans, The former governor of Denver.

Elizabeth Byers, and Margaret Evans were wives of these men.
William Evans, John Evans’s son bought the home in 1889. William and his wife, Cornelia moved into the home with their children, John and Josephine. During the next 5 years, daughters Katherine, and Margaret were born. William Beyers had 2 children named Mollie and Frank.

John Evans named Mount Evans after himself and the Evans family had a ranch at the bottom on the mountain. He was born on March 9th, 1814 in Waynesville, Ohio. He died July 2nd, 1897 in Denver, CO. The Beyers house is 2 stories, has about 20 rooms and has been around for 122 years. Margret Gray Beyers was born in 1830 and died in 1906