Colorado Historical Landmark in Holly Missed by Tornado

While much of the town of Holly, Colorado has been devastated by a recent tornado strike, one landmark has continued to withstand the test of time.  The old Holly Gymnasium, which was recently nominated to be added to the National Register of Historic Places, survived when much of the rest of the town was torn part.

The Holly Gymnasium was built in 1937 and is a product of the Works Progress Administration as joint project of the federal government and the Holly School District.

Other buildings in Colorado under consideration for addition to the National Register of Historic Places follow the jump:Arapahoe County

Commandant of Cadets Building,
U.S. Air Force Academy,
1016 Boston
St., Aurora

Hopkins Farm
4400 E. Quincy Ave.
Englewood

Las Animas County

Kim Schools
425 State St.
Kim

Otero County

La Junta City Park
Bounded by Colorado and Park Aves. and 10th and 14th Sts. La Junta

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County Courthouse
315 Cedar St.
Julesburg

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