This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Cathedral Spires


Address3 mi. N.E. of Buffalo Creek
QuadPine, 1954 (1985)
SectionS20, T7S, R70W
Elevationc. 8300
SourceInterviews, Area Residents, 1994.
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Initialdate1992-05-11 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1994-11-04 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThis peak was named for its similarity to a cathedral in design. The formation is a well known local landmark.
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