The history of this popular Denver neighborhood dates back to the late 1800s and none other than P.T Barnum of Barnum & Baily Circus. The first claim for land in the district was granted to Daniel Witter in 1865.
After several transfers of ownership, P. T. Barnum of the Barnum and Bailey Circus became interested in the area as a winter location for his show between performing seasons. In 1882, Barnum purchased 760 acres and platted the first subdivision. Churches have played a leading role in the history of the neighborhoods. Barnum's first house of worship was a small Dunkard church on Irving, just south of Ninth Avenue. When its mission was finished, it moved farther up the hill and became a dwelling. Several buildings that were built in the late 1800s are still standing today. A community building was built at 6th and Knox Court, with a jail underneath and firehouse in this building. The store building at West First Avenue and Hooker Street was built in the 1890s.
The store and post office adjoined a dance hall. In 1892, the "Greenhouses" which were located at West Ellsworth Avenue and Lowell Street were built and served the community until 1978 when they were closed down. They were demolished in 1982. The Bowman House was built in 1910, and still stands today on the hill at King Street and West Fourth Avenue. Many of the streets in the Barnum Subdivision were originally named after famous people by P.T. Barnum.
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