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Golden’s dark history explored in panel discussion

Golden’s dark history explored in panel discussion

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 22, 2017 – Expert historians on Colorado’s Ku Klux Klan will come to Golden History Museum (GHM) on Saturday, Sept. 30 for a panel discussion regarding the presence and influence of the KKK in Golden and the rest of the state in the 1920s....
Thanks, Golden. It’s been swell.

Thanks, Golden. It’s been swell.

After two and a half years with Golden History Museums, I’ll be moving on at the end of June. I grew up in the Denver metro area, and certainly made one of the crowd visiting Golden on summer weekends and Christmas seasons. It’s been great taking a deeper...
1899 W. C. Willits Farm map

1899 W. C. Willits Farm map

Here’s a brief summary of our restoration of the 1899 W. C. Willits Farm map. The map was removed from its existing frame which had broken glazing. It was stabilized by tacking down loose paper fragments. Clean tears were also repaired. Later the map was...
Clear Creek History Park Revisited

Clear Creek History Park Revisited

I’ve been here close to two years now, and during that time, I know all the staff of Golden History Museums have been looking for ways to make Clear Creek History Park a more welcoming experience.  The past couple of years we’ve added regular...
Starting at Last

Starting at Last

At last the day has come when we’ve turned over the keys to Astor House to our asbestos mitigation company, Belfor. If you drive by, you’ll see their trucks parked around the building for the next three weeks or so. It’s a relief to have the work started, but it’s...