From Our Colorado News:
A drastic renovation of the Highlands Ranch Mansion is revealing clues to the historic structure’s past, including one that identifies the real original owner.
Local history books have long maintained that John Springer was the first person to build a home on the property, but as crews were stripping away a wall of rotted wood on the mansion’s east side late last year, they saw one word etched into the rock: Rotherwood.
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It is good to see that the Highlands Ranch Mansion is getting a well deserved remodel. I have been to the Mansion a couple of times - the best experience being a haunted house tour with some local ghost hunters. While I did not see anything that night, you can just tell that the Highland Ranch Mansion has had some definite history. Check out the Mansion if your live here or our looking for something fun to do as they host events year round (of course, your best bet is going to be after the renovation is complete).