Tour The Historic Stanley Home In Estes Park
A Special Event: High Tea at the Stanleys
You can come on any of three days to enjoy three kinds of tea, scones with clotted cream and jam, and tea sandwiches. You'll also have the option of an inspiring tour with one of our expert guides. Fanciful hats are encouraged but not required. You may want to bring a favorite tea cup or mug to share the story that goes with it.
Tickets are $38 and must be purchased at least one week in advance using one of the buttons below. Ticket sales will be limited to 18 guests on each day. We look forward to seeing you for a fun gathering with friends and flavorful treats.
Sponsored by Daisy St. Pierre of Serenitea's Tea Room.
Please consider carpooling as parking spaces at the Stanley Home Museum are limited.
March 24-26, 2023
1:30 - 3:30pm
The Historic Stanley Home Foundation
Not surprisingly, the vision of the 1904 home of F.O. and Flora Stanley being converted to public uses through a non-profit organization has been discussed in the community over many years. After all, it was from this magnificent home that the early 20th century development of Estes Park was greatly hastened by the Father of Estes Park, F.O
The four-acre site and the home have been very well taken care of in its 115-year existence, by its various owners. Because of that, the property is not only rich in local and regional history, but is also well-positioned to become a historic preservation that is very capable of sustaining. Read more...
James H. Pickering – Historian Laureate, Town of Estes Park
When F.O. Stanley, but recently recovered from a bout of tuberculosis, purchased land on which to build a summer home, there was as yet no Town of Estes Park, the community to whose subsequent growth and development over nearly four decades he would commit both his time and resources. The Stanley House, like the nearby […]Read More
Kurtis Kelly – Estes Park History Portrayalist
As a history re-enactor, I marvel at the Stanley Historic Home as an ideal setting to celebrate the amazing stories of its original occupants. To enter this home is to be drawn immediately into its charm. Securing this historic treasure as a public site would be an economic, educational, and cultural “win” for our community, […]Read More