The Murder of Eva Howe
This house (originally located on Walnut Street, now located at 1314 W. Myrtle Street) was the home of James and Eva Howe and their daughter Gertrude. Eva Howe (née Schuyler) was murdered here on April 4, 1888 by her husband James. After the murder, James was lynched by an angry mob that took him from jail.
Backstory and Context
Dunn, Meg. Eva and James Howe... And Their House. Northern Colorado History. January 21, 2018. Accessed October 15, 2018. https://www.northerncoloradohistory.com/eva-james-howe-house/.
Houston, Ashley. "Howe" did this get here?. Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Science Center. May 07, 2010. Accessed October 15, 2018. https://fcmdsc.wordpress.com/tag/howe-lynching/.
James and Eva Howe home, Walnut Street. Fort Collins History Connection. . Accessed October 15, 2018. http://database.history.fcgov.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/ph/id/14730/rec/1.
Watrous, Ansel. History of Larimer County. Fort Collins, Colorado. The Courier of Printing and Publishing Company, 1911.