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The late author John Rolfe Burroughs wrote his well-known books about the history of Steamboat Springs and the West in this log shed on Maple Street in Old Town Steamboat Springs. Used copies of Burroughs’ books published in the 1960s are still being actively bought, sold and collected.

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Tom Ross: Find yourself in John Rolfe Burroughs’ ‘Dog House’

Steamboat’s most famous dog house needs a new home. More precisely, someone needs to adopt it and carefully dismantle it so it can be conserved. John Rolfe Burroughs built three log homes on the knob at the west end of Maple Street that overlooks Old Town.


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