Collins House - Rossland, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 04.653 W 117° 48.012
11U E 441562 N 5436385
Quick Description: Situated on Washington, just off Columbia Avenue, Collins house was once a part of the Hoffman House, a slightly larger hotel adjoining it to the north.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 1/20/2013 1:32:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMG6KK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 1

Long Description:
A smaller hotel built next to the famous Hoffman House was constructed in 1898. It had a bar room, 3 clubrooms, a large dining room and a large kitchen on the main floor. There were 14 bedrooms and initially, the attic was not furnished. In the late 1920’s Rossland’s first library was located here.

The Hoffman House and the Collins House were later connected and became known as Wise’s Hardware Store for many years. Today, these two buildings are again separated and have been home to a variety of businesses.

At present the Collins House building is home to Rossland Medical Aesthetics & Day Spa.
Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: Historic Site or Building Marker

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Street parking and parking lots nearby

What Agency placed the marker?: Rossland Heritage Commission

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