Early Golden City and the Quest for the Capital

When:
January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2018-01-18T18:00:00-07:00
2018-01-18T19:30:00-07:00
Where:
Golden Community Center
1470 10th St
Golden, CO 80401
USA
Cost:
free to GHM members, $10 non-members
Early Golden City and the Quest for the Capital @ Golden Community Center | Golden | Colorado | United States

Early Golden City and the Quest for the Capital

When gold was discovered in 1859 in early Golden City, Colorado, the population of the Rockies exploded. Golden emerged as the best suited town to claim the mantle of leadership—which it did temporarily in 1862. What happened after was a messy, personal, and salacious battle to secure the permanent seat of power. Presented by Nathan Richie, Director at Golden History Museum & Park.

Location and Pricing

Golden Community Center-Beaver Brook Room

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

$0 members; $10 non-members

Registration is required. Program will be canceled if minimum attendance number is not reached 24 hours prior to start time.

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